News Releases

  1. Federal Aid Programs for the State of Indiana Declaration

    Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Indiana.

    Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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  2. President Declares Disaster for Indiana

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Indiana to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm and snowstorm during the period of January 5-9, 2014.

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  3. 3 Months Remain Before West Baton Rouge Parish, LA Flood Maps Become Final

    DENTON, Texas ––In three months, new flood maps for West Baton Rouge Parish in Louisiana will become effective.

    Local, state and federal officials are encouraging everyone to view the maps before Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in order to understand their flood risk and then consider buying flood insurance.

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  4. Commuting Cost Assistance Available For Eligible SR530 Slide Survivors

    EVERETT, Wash. – Commuting cost assistance is now available to eligible survivors of the March 22, 2014 SR530 Slide who are faced with long detours around the closed roadway between Arlington/Oso and Darrington.

    As a result of the slide, SR530 remains impassible and the use of alternate routes has significantly increased the residents’ commuting distance and cost.

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  5. As Local, State, Tribal, and Federal Partners Continue Supporting SR530 Slide Recovery, Saturday Recovery Centers Hours Are Extended

    EVERETT, Wash. – As local, state, tribal, and federal partners continue SR530 Slide recovery efforts, Saturday hours at Disaster Recovery Centers have been extended. The centers are located in Arlington, Darrington and Oso. 

    Starting Saturday, April 19, all DRCs will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays. Monday through Friday hours remain the same. The Centers are closed on Sundays.

    Locations and new hours of operation of the recovery centers are as follows:

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