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2019-07-31 14:37 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With debris still scattered far and wide, it may not seem the right time to consider buying flood insurance, but there couldn’t be a better time to protect yourself against future disasters with coverage from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

2019-07-31 14:31 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Once you’ve registered with FEMA, the most important thing you can do is to keep in touch with FEMA.The aftermath of a disaster finds survivors displaced from their homes and the routine of their everyday lives. Forced to shelter in temporary homes, survivors can be hard to locate.

2019-07-31 14:06 - News Release

Columbus, Ohio – At the state’s request, federal assistance to Ohio in the wake of the May 27-29 storms and tornadoes has been approved for four counties to assist them in debris removal, life-saving emergency protective measures and permanent infrastructure repair.

2019-07-31 14:03 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio – If you suffered damage from the tornadoes, straight line winds, storms and landslides that struck Ohio May 27-29 and you live in one of the eleven designated counties– Montgomery, Greene, Mercer, Miami, Perry, Muskingum, Pickaway, Mahoning, Auglaize, Hocking and Darke – you have only 30 days left to register with FEMA or to apply to the U.S. Small Business Administration for physical property damage. The registration deadline is August 19.

2019-07-09 16:22 - News Release

Columbus, Ohio – A Disaster Recovery Center will open for four days in Boardman, on Friday, July 12 and Saturday July 13 as well as Monday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 16, to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Ohio affected by the tornadoes, storms and flooding of May 27 – 29, 2019. All recovery centers are closed on Sundays.    Location:  Mahoning County                  Boardman Township Administration Building                  8299 Market Street                  Boardman, OH  44512 

2019-07-04 14:35 - News Release

Columbus, Ohio – A Disaster Recovery Center will open Monday, July 8 through Wednesday, July 10 in Circleville to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Ohio affected by the tornadoes, storms and flooding of May 27 – 29, 2019.        Location:  Pickaway County                 Pickaway County Offices                160 Island Rd.                 Circleville, OH 43113  Hours:    Monday, July 8 – 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.                 Tuesday, July 9 – 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.                 Wednesday, July 10 – 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

2019-07-04 14:17 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio–Homeowners, renters and businesses in Mahoning County may now apply for federal disaster assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding on May 27-29, 2019. Auglaize, Darke, Greene, Hocking, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Muskingum, Perry and Pickaway counties were previously designated for Individual Assistance under this declaration, bringing the total to 11 counties in Ohio.

2019-07-01 14:19 - News Release

Columbus, Ohio – A Disaster Recovery Center will open Wednesday, July 3 in Roseville to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Ohio affected by the tornadoes, storms and flooding of May 27 – 29, 2019.        Location:  Perry & Muskingum County                  Roseville Elementary School                  35 Elm St.                  Roseville, OH 43777Hours:      Wednesday, July 3 – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.                  Thursday, July 4 – CLOSED

2019-06-28 21:33 - News Release

Columbus, Ohio – If you’re an Ohio resident who contacted FEMA for assistance, you may have received a letter from FEMA that says you’re ineligible for housing assistance. Read your letter carefully to understand the reason for the determination.Keep in mind:• FEMA cannot pay for damage covered by insurance or duplicate benefits from another source.

2019-06-28 21:28 - News Release

Columbus, Ohio – A Disaster Recovery Center will open Friday, June 28 in Miami County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Ohio affected by the tornadoes, storms and flooding of May 27 – 29, 2019.Location:   Milton-Union High School                   7640 Milton-Potsdam Rd.                   West Milton, OH 45383 Hours:      Friday, June 28 – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.                   Saturday, June 29 – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.                   Sunday, June 30 – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.