News Releases for Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1729)

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Monday, November 19, 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. 20-31 to...
Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Illinois residents and business owners in disaster-declared DeKalb, Grundy, Kane, LaSalle, Lake and Will counties who sustained damage during severe storms and flooding Aug. 20-31...
Saturday, November 10, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- With most eligible individuals already registered for assistance, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has reduced the hours that...
Friday, November 9, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. ? With winter rapidly approaching, every family should be prepared to face another season of destructive cold, storms and flooding. Every home should have a Disaster Supply Kit that...
Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Tax relief for Illinois taxpayers affected by the August 20-31 storms has been announced by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for people in the declared disaster area in DeKalb,...
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. ? Homeowners, renters, and business owners who suffered damages from the August 20-31 storms and flooding have less than three weeks to register for disaster recovery assistance....
Friday, November 2, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- When the next flood or other disaster strikes, getting your company back to business quickly may depend on emergency planning done today. "Planning for disasters, natural or manmade...
Thursday, November 1, 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, October 31, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. ? As cleanup and recovery continues following the severe storms and flooding that struck Illinois Aug. 20-31, state and federal officials urge disaster victims to take measures to...
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- More than $3.8 million in disaster assistance has been approved in the five weeks since President Bush issued a major disaster declaration for six Illinois counties according to...
Monday, October 29, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Some Illinois residents who suffered losses in the severe storms and flooding from Aug. 20-31 may receive a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) stating...
Friday, October 26, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Briefings for local officials in Cook, Knox and Warren Counties have been scheduled for Oct. 29- 31 to explain the process of applying for federal disaster assistance, according to...
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Nearly $3.2 million in disaster assistance has been approved in the first month since President Bush issued a major disaster declaration for six Illinois counties according to...
Tuesday, October 23, 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...
Saturday, October 20, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on Oct. 19 that it is providing assistance to Cook, Knox and Warren counties to help pay for emergency services and to...
Friday, October 19, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- The Sycamore Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is closing Saturday, Oct. 20 at 1 p.m. and will reopen Monday, Oct. 22 as a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan...
Thursday, October 18, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Nearly $2.7 million in disaster assistance has been approved in the three weeks since President Bush issued a major disaster declaration for six Illinois counties according to...
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- During the third week of October, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hazard mitigation teams will be making their last stops at home improvement centers to distribute...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Some private nonprofit agencies affected by the August 20-31 floods and storms may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. They include those that provide the public with...
Tuesday, October 16, 2007 - 00:00
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Don't let the word "business" in the name U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) fool you. For homeowners and renters, the SBA is your primary source of federal funds for long...

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