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Illinois Tornadoes and Severe Storms (DR-1633)

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Incident period: March 11, 2006 to March 13, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 28, 2006


May 19, 2006 - News Release

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Only one week remains for Illinois residents and business owners to call and apply for state and federal assistance to replace losses from the March 11-13 severe storms and tornadoes, which struck central Illinois. The deadline to call and apply for disaster assistance is May 27, 2006. "We don't want anyone to miss out on the assistance they are entitled to," said Ron Sherman, FEMA's federal coordinating officer. "If you suffered damages as a result of the March 11-13 severe storms and tornadoes, please call and apply before the deadline."

May 15, 2006 - News Release

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Disaster Recovery Center operating in the CWLP Building, located at 1450 Groth St. in Springfield, will close operations at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, federal and state officials announced today.

April 13, 2006 - News Release

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The head of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that public disaster assistance has been made available to Randolph County to help local governments rebuild public property damaged by the severe storms and tornadoes that struck Illinois March 11-13.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 515 $1,067,253.81 $632,984.92 $434,268.89
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 02:16 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $10,198,573.49 $2,500,610.61 $8,553,586.84
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:45 (Updated daily)

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