The following was sent to the Bloomingtonian Monday:
For Immediate Release:
May 8, 2023
MONROE COUNTY, INDIANA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Monroe County from May 8–10 and May 18–20 to help
survivors of the March 31 tornado continue their recovery.
Specialists from FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Indiana
Department of Homeland Security will be at the center to help with applications, answer any
questions, and provide referrals to other resources.
The center will be located at:
Stinesville Elementary School
7973 W. Main Street
Stinesville, IN 47464
Center hours on May 8–9 and 18–19 will be 8 AM to 6 PM. The hours for May 10 and 20 will be
8 AM to 5 PM.
If you can’t make it to the center, apply for assistance by going online at DisasterAssistance.gov,
using the FEMA mobile app, or calling 800-621-3362. If you use a relay service such as video
relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service, or others, give FEMA your number for that
The deadline to apply for federal assistance is June 14, 2023.
For any questions, contact the Emergency Management Agency at [email protected]
or at 812-349-2546.