STATE OF INDIANA
FOR: DECLARING A DISASTER EMERGENCY IN HOWARD COUNTY DUE TO SEVERE STORMS, STRAIGHT LINE WINDS, AND TORNADOES.
TO ALL WHOM THESE PRESENTS MAY COME, GREETINGS.
WHEREAS, IC 10-14-3-12
provides that the governor shall declare a disaster emergency by executive order if he determines that a disaster involving widespread or severe damage, injury or loss of life or property has occurred or that the occurrence or threat of a disaster is imminent;
WHEREAS, beginning and concluding on November 17, 2013, a severe weather system moved through Howard County, and consisted of straight line winds and two tornadoes which touched down in Indiana;
WHEREAS, the weather system caused widespread damages to homes, businesses and public property;
WHEREAS, residences and businesses experienced excessive loss;
NOW, THEREOFRE [sic], I, MICHAEL R. PENCE, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Indiana, do hereby:
that a state of disaster emergency exists in Howard County. This declaration of disaster emergency shall be effective immediately and continue for thirty (30) days pursuant to IC 10-14-3-12
ORDER the Executive Director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security to coordinate all necessary assistance with appropriate state and local agencies.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, Michael R. Pence, have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Indiana on this 3rd day of December 2013.
Michael R. Pence
Governor of Indiana
Posted: 12/11/2013 by Legislative Services Agency
Composed: Jan 30,2015 1:23:43AM EST
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