Daniels Issues Disaster Declaration For 34 Indiana Counties

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has declared a disaster emergency for 34 counties hard-hit by recent severe weather and flooding. The state Department of Homeland Security’s Arvin Copeland says the declaration is a step toward a possible request for federal aid for the counties, many of which were affected by Ohio River flooding. “We will go […]

FEMA Workers Tour Louisville Homes After Flood

Louisville Metro officials are increasingly confident the city will qualify for federal disaster aid for public damage after last week’s flood, but they aren’t so sure private citizens will be eligible for individual relief. Emergency Management Director Doug Hamilton says 35 FEMA staffers were in Louisville yesterday to assess damage done to private homes. He […]