2008 flood

Tips for Surviving
11:12 am
Mon March 31, 2014

The Red Cross Flood App

The Flood App
Credit Rich Egger

Just in time for spring, the American Red Cross has created something new to help when disaster strikes.

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Not total amount city sought
3:13 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

FEMA Comes up with Money for Warsaw

Board Chairman David Walker

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to compensate Warsaw for some of the money it paid to repair itsĀ  water treatment plant after it was badly damaged by the 2008 flood.

At the time, the city expected to be reimbursed 100% for the repairs. FEMA later decided the city was due 75% of the repair costs because the county didn't meet its poverty guidelines.

City finances were strained to come up with the $285,000. The city has tried to recoup that money ever since.

County Board Chairman said FEMA has agreed to pay two-thirds of the city's share.

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