Illinois Flooding (DR-1368)

Incident period: April 18, 2001 to May 29, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 9, 2001

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 9, 2001
News Release
Rock Island, IL -- Residents of Illinois who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only one more month to apply. July 9 is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
June 8, 2001
News Release
Rock Island, IL -- Federal and state disaster assistance to residents of ten Illinois counties who suffered damage or loss as a result of the Mississippi River floods of April and May has passed the $1.2 million mark.
June 7, 2001
News Release
Rock Island, IL -- The Illinois disaster declaration has been expanded in ten counties to make all categories of public assistance available to help state and local governments for public facilities damaged or destroyed by the Mississippi River flooding of April and May, Joe M. Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announced today.
June 5, 2001
News Release
Rock Island, IL -- In the aftermath of the flooding that affected ten western Illinois counties bordering the Mississippi river, state and federal disaster officials are reminding all homeowners throughout Illinois that they may purchase flood insurance coverage through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) administered by the Federal Insurance Administration, a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
June 1, 2001
News Release
Rock Island, IL - Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help western Illinois residents and businesses following the recent storms and flooding. The following information is a summary of the ongoing recovery efforts to date:
May 31, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- Disaster assistance for Adams, Calhoun, Mercer and Pike counties has been expanded to include individual assistance for homeowners, renters and businesses affected by the recent storms and flooding in western Illinois, FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh announced today.


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