News Releases for Illinois Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1469)

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Monday, June 9, 2003 - 00:00
Springfield, IL -- The Disaster Recovery Centers operating in Metropolis and South Pekin will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 11. For those affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and...
Tuesday, June 3, 2003 - 00:00
Springfield, IL -- Tornado and severe storm victims in disaster-declared Illinois counties do not need to be concerned that their applications for assistance will reduce the amounts available for...
Monday, June 2, 2003 - 00:00
Springfield, IL -- A total of $2,034,620 in grants and low-interest disaster loans has been approved for disaster assistance in Illinois since the Presidential declaration of May 15, according to...
Friday, May 30, 2003 - 00:00
Springfield, IL -- Victims of May's severe weather who receive a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) should take the time to fill it out - even if they don't want a...
Thursday, May 29, 2003 - 00:00
Springfield, IL -- In the first few weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors they hear about how to get help and the various assistance programs that are...
Tuesday, May 27, 2003 - 00:00
Springfield, IL -- State, federal, local and voluntary agencies continue to assist Illinois residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 6 through May 11. To...
Friday, May 23, 2003 - 00:00
Springfield, IL -- Community Relations specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and county emergency...
Friday, May 23, 2003 - 00:00
Springfield, IL -- Although banks, post offices and most federal and state agencies will be closed Monday to celebrate Memorial Day, disaster recovery specialists will still be on duty. Illinois...
Monday, May 19, 2003 - 00:00
Springfield, IL -- Three Disaster Recovery Centers will open on Thursday, May 22 to serve Illinois victims of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 6 through May 11, announced...
Monday, May 19, 2003 - 00:00
Springfield, IL -- A toll-free application telephone number is now operational for those who suffered property damage or loss in the declared counties affected by the severe storms, tornadoes...
Thursday, May 15, 2003 - 00:00
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has declared a major disaster for Illinois, opening the way for...
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