Gov. Pence requested Howard County be classified as a federal disaster area after the Nov. 17 tornadoes, but FEMA denied that request yesterday.
But without additional help, the cash amounts to a drop in the bucket.
Monroe County resident John Talbott must pay for flood insurance because architectural renderings were not followed when building his house.
Officials say residents should be wary of people going door-to-door collecting donations for victims.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA is set to provide nearly one-and-a-half million dollars to Spencer residents affected by the 2008 floods.
Red Cross volunteers have traveled from Martinsville, Bloomington and Fort Wayne to help North Carolina victims of the weekend hurricane.
Indiana Department of Homeland Security should have the appeal on the governor's desk by the end of the week.
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security will send the appeal to President Obama once all of the new information is added to the request.
Columbus Regional Hospital has begun construction of a FEMA-mandated wall to hold back the waters from the next hundred-year flood.
It can take months for FEMA to approval assistance for individual disaster areas.