News Releases for Illinois Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1513)

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Wednesday, June 16, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, Ill. -- Less than one week remains for individuals and business owners in the four Illinois counties designated for individual assistance to call and apply for state and federal aid to...
Tuesday, June 8, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, Ill. -- Only two weeks remain for those who have yet to apply for federal and state disaster assistance. "We will continue to process existing assistance applications, but the deadline...
Friday, May 28, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, Ill. -- Less than one month remains for residents in Kankakee, LaSalle, Putnam and Will Counties who suffered damages from the April 20-23 tornadoes and severe storms to call and apply for...
Tuesday, May 25, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, Ill. -? The Disaster Recovery Center in Utica will close at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 28, and transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) workshop at the same location on Tuesday...
Wednesday, May 19, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, Ill. -- Almost a month has passed since tornadoes caused a path of destruction through North Central Illinois. Since President Bush issued a disaster declaration on April 23, more than $2.4...
Friday, May 14, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, IL – More than $1.5 million in grants and low-interest disaster loans has been approved for disaster assistance in Illinois since the Presidential declaration of April 23, according to...
Wednesday, May 12, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, Ill. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in Joliet will close at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) workshop on Monday, at the same location. SBA...
Friday, May 7, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, Ill. -- Disaster assistance for LaSalle and Putnam Counties has been expanded to include aid for local governments affected by the April tornadoes and severe storms, the head of the U.S....
Friday, May 7, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, Ill. -- A total of $650,870 in grants and low-interest disaster loans has been approved for disaster assistance in Illinois since the Presidential declaration of April 23, according to...
Tuesday, May 4, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, Ill. -? Tornado victims will notice little change at the American Legion Hall in Granville except the name, when the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) opens a workshop on Monday to...
Monday, May 3, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, Ill. - Illinois residents who are repairing or rebuilding from recent severe storms and tornadoes are facing many choices - and opportunities - regarding how they put the pieces of their...
Friday, April 30, 2004 - 00:00
More Than $140,000 In Disaster Assistance Approved For Illinois Residents OTTAWA, IL – In just a week since President Bush declared four Illinois counties disaster areas, $144,110 in grants has been...
Friday, April 30, 2004 - 00:00
Note to Editors: Federal and state agencies are working in partnership to help Illinois residents following the recent severe storms and tornadoes. They need simple, easy to understand information...
Tuesday, April 27, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, IL -- Community Relations specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and county emergency management...
Monday, April 26, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, Ill. -- To help meet the ongoing needs of Illinois tornado victims, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) are opening Disaster...
Saturday, April 24, 2004 - 00:00
OTTAWA, Ill. - A toll-free application telephone number is now operational for those who suffered property damage or loss in the declared counties affected by the tornadoes of April 20, 2004....
Friday, April 23, 2004 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. ? The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has authorized the release of federal...