State resources available after storm
The state of Wisconsin has made the following resources available to assist area residents.
Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection will connect affected farmers with crop damage and livestock shelter needs to assistance and counseling through its Farm Center and Animal Health Division.
For more information, call 800-942-2474 or use this link. Office of Commissioner of Insurance will make available assistance for property owners filing claims. Homeowners can call the OCI helpline for assistance at 800-236-8517 or go online to www.OCI.wi.gov .
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority will provide access to emergency funding for local organizations giving assistance to affected residents. For more information, homeowners can contact WHEDA at 800-562-5546.
Wisconsin Emergency Management will work with local communities to review damage, coordinate resources, and apply for any assistance they may be eligible to receive.
Updated information on the storm event can be viewed at: www.emergencymanagement.wi.gov .
Department of Administration will work with communities to make emergency assistance funds available to eligible homeowners for rehabilitation.
Funds for qualifying businesses will also be made available as well as funds to repair public infrastructure, where eligible. Local communities should work with the Division of Housing to apply.