Disaster Recovery Resources

Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program Accepting Applications

The Ohio Emergency Management Agency has announced the Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program is once again accepting applications.   The Program provides a rebate to Ohio Homeowners for the purchase and installation of tornado safe rooms.

Homeowners that are selected for the program are eligible for a rebate of 75% of the cost to purchase, install and/or construct a safe room up to a maximum of $4,875.00.

Safe rooms are defined as any above or below ground shelter that meets or exceed the requirements outlined in FEMA Publication 320 and/or 361.    For additional information on safe rooms, visit: https://www.fema.gov/residential-safe-rooms.

Homeowners have until 5 pm March 19, 2018 to apply for the Safe Room Rebate Program.  Interested residents should apply directly to Ohio EMA at:  https://sharpp.dps.ohio.gov/SafeRoom2016/AnnualSafeRoomPages/AnnualHomePage.aspx