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2012-05-04 04:00 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- As the May 8 deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance quickly approaches, aid continues for Indiana residents and communities affected by severe storms that occurred from Feb. 29 through March 3 in Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties. ?

2012-05-02 04:00 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Recent storms in southern Indiana have heightened awareness of the value of storm shelters among some residents. Near Holton, one family is planning improvements to the storm shelter they installed 25 years ago. Just west of Corydon, a resident is including a shelter in his new home. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) applaud these efforts and encourage residents to consider taking similar steps to reduce their risks of damage from future storms.

2012-05-01 04:00 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Tuesday, May 8, is the last day for residents of six southern Indiana counties to register for federal assistance and apply for low-interest disaster loans in connection with severe storms that occurred from Feb. 29 through March 3. Storm-impacted residents and business owners in Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick or Washington counties are urged to register for federal aid and submit their loan applications as soon as possible.

2012-04-30 04:00 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS - Residents who want to make their homes and businesses more hazard-resistant can get advice from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists at local building supply stores from May 2 through 6 in Columbus and Vincennes. In addition to answering questions, mitigation specialists will have information about techniques to make structures safer and stronger and ways to avoid damage from storms and other hazards. Ideas range from creating a disaster family plan to building a storm shelter.

2012-04-27 04:00 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- As the May 8 deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance quickly approaches, aid continues for Indiana residents and communities affected by severe storms that occurred from Feb. 29 through March 3 in Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties.  

2012-04-26 04:00 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --  With the May 8 registration deadline less than two weeks away, The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security point out that storm recovery help is available online. Hoosiers affected by severe storms from Feb. 29 through March 3 in Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties may visit FEMA’s virtual Disaster Assistance Center, www.DisasterAssistance.gov. Some of the online resources available include: Personal account

2012-04-24 04:00 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Tuesday, May 8, is the last day to apply for federal storm assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security encourage Hoosiers to register with FEMA as soon as possible to help recover from severe storms that occurred Feb. 29 through March 3 in Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties. Since those counties were designated eligible for federal disaster assistance on March 9, more than 1,400 storm-impacted Hoosiers have registered with FEMA. 

2012-04-23 04:00 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- As southern Indiana residents recover from recent severe storms, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) urge all Hoosiers to join in observing National Severe Weather Preparedness Week April 22 through 28.

2012-04-23 04:00 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Residents who want to make their homes and businesses more hazard-resistant can get advice from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists at local building supply stores from April 25 through April 29 in Columbus and Princeton. In addition to answering questions, mitigation specialists will have information about techniques to make structures safer and stronger and ways to avoid damage from storms and other hazards. Ideas range from creating a disaster family plan to building a storm shelter.

2012-04-20 04:00 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS – As the May 8 deadline to apply for federal Individual Assistance quickly approaches, disaster assistance has exceeded $3 million for Indiana residents and communities affected by severe storms from Feb. 29 through March 3 in Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties in Indiana.