Report Damage from Severe Weather to Assist With FEMA Appeal

The call has been renewed for online damage reports from Hoosiers who sustained damage caused by the severe weather on Nov. 17. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security and local county emergency management agencies are encouraging anyone who hasn’t reported damage yet to report their damage online or contact their local EMA agency.

Damage can be reported online at A link to the form is also available on the IDHS website at In the middle of the page under “Featured Topics,” click on “Report Damage from Severe Weather – November 17.”

The state of Indiana was recently denied federal disaster assistance from FEMA, and as part of Indiana’s appeal to that decision, IDHS has request joint preliminary damage assessments for other severely affected counties including Boone, Daviess, Fountain, Grant and Tippecanoe. The assessments began last week, conducted by FEMA, IDHS and local EMA officials.

Individuals will be asked to provide their name, address, phone number and type of damage the property sustained, such as structural damage or loss of personal property.