News Releases for Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1722)

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Friday, October 26, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. ? Monday is the last day for Illinois residents and business owners who were affected by the severe storms, tornados and flooding Aug. 7-8 to apply for disaster assistance, said...
Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Only one week remains for residents and business owners in the disaster declared counties who sustained damage from the severe storms and flooding that occurred Aug. 7- 8 to apply...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Illinois residents and business owners in disaster-declared Stephenson and Winnebago counties who sustained damage during severe storms and flooding Aug. 7 and 8, have only two...
Friday, September 28, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Illinois residents and business owners in disaster-declared Stephenson and Winnebago counties who sustained damage during severe storms and flooding Aug. 7 and 8, have only one...
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Disaster assistance of over $1.6 million has been approved for Stephenson and Winnebago County residents, according to officials with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (...
Friday, September 21, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Before considering new construction and repairs of flood-damaged property, Illinois residents are urged to consult local building officials to obtain the necessary permits. "...
Thursday, September 20, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Hazard Mitigation Advisors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be providing preparedness and mitigation information through Sept. 26 to Illinois residents...
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) at the Lincoln Mall, 1255 W. Galena in Freeport, and at the Pioneer Parking Deck, 315 N. Main St. in Rockford, will close...
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Disaster assistance of $1.29 million has been approved for Stephenson and Winnebago County residents, according to officials with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA),...
Monday, September 17, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourage every resident affected by recent severe storms and flooding to call...
Friday, September 14, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Buying flood insurance can provide protection and peace of mind. Flooding is one of the most common natural hazards in the United States. State and federal officials want to...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Having met the needs of the community, the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Stephenson and Winnebago Counties will be closing on Sept. 22 at 1 p.m. The DRCs will operate from...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Workshops on building techniques to make homes more resistant to storms and flooding will be held Sept. 13 - 22 in Freeport and Rockford. The workshops are sponsored by the Federal...
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, IL -- Disaster assistance of $831,000 has been approved for Stephenson and Winnebago County residents, according to officials with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), the...
Monday, September 10, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- In the first few weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors about how to get help and the various assistance programs that are available. When...
Thursday, September 6, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Watch out for scam artists. That is the warning issued by officials with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S...
Wednesday, September 5, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have established Disaster Recovery...
Tuesday, September 4, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Community Relations (CR) teams of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are busy reaching out to Illinois residents in...
Sunday, September 2, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today a toll-free application telephone number for Illinois residents in...
Thursday, August 30, 2007 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the...

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