Study Finds IDHS and Local Partners Effective in Response to Spring 2008 Severe Weather Events

April 14, 2009

This publication, recently released by CCJR, serves as the after action report for FEMA disaster #1766, which consisted of a series of severe weather events in Central and Southern Indiana between May 30, 2008 and June 9, 2008 that included significant rainfall, hail, tornadoes and straight line winds. The weather events prompted response and recovery operations by the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) and local emergency management agencies. This report provides an analysis of IDHS response and recovery activities, with particular focus on support to local public safety agencies, first responders, and communities.