FEMA makes funds available for infrastructure repairs after Indiana tornadoes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is making funding available to repair community infrastructure damaged during the March 31st tornado oubreak in several area counties.

According to the agency, Indiana’s major disaster declaration for the tornadoes, straight-line winds and storms now allows nine counties to restore infrastructure. The funding will allow local governments and not-for-profit organizations recover money for disaster-related expenses. The communities that can apply for the funding include Brown, Benton, Clinton, Johnson, Monroe, Morgan, Owen, Sullivan and White counties.

There are eight categories available for reimbursement of eligible work including debris removea, roads and bridges, water control facilities, public buildings and utilities, parks and other recreational facilities.

Organizations or local governments interested in applying can find more information here: https://www.fema.gov/assistance/public