Indiana Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes (DR-4058)

Incident period: February 29, 2012 to March 3, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 9, 2012

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 24, 2012
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. 
April 23, 2012
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.
April 23, 2012
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.
April 20, 2012
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.  
April 18, 2012
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Friday, April 20, is the last day for local and state governments and eligible private non-profit organizations in five southern Indiana counties to submit Requests for Public Assistance to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The five counties eligible for these projects are Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott and Washington counties.
April 16, 2012
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) emphasize the importance of filing storm-related insurance settlement information with FEMA. Reporting expenses covered by insurance is a required step to apply for FEMA aid to help recover from severe storms that impacted Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties from Feb. 29 through March 3.   A “no decision” letter from FEMA is not always the last word.

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