Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1729)

Incident period: August 20, 2007 to August 31, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 25, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 27, 2007
News Release
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 Centers (DRCs) in DeKalb, Kane and LaSalle Counties for residents who suffered damages from recent severe storms and flooding. The DRCs will open Monday, Oct. 1 at the following locations: Sycamore Center 308 W. State Street? (3rd floor, suite 302) Sycamore, Illinois? 60178
September 26, 2007
News Release
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 DeKalb, Grundy, Kane, LaSalle, Lake and Will Counties who were affected by the severe storms and flooding Aug. 20-31, 2007. President Bush signed a major disaster declaration making federal aid available to help meet the recovery needs of stricken residents and business owners in response to a request from Governor Rod R. Blagojevich.
September 25, 2007
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Illinois. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
September 25, 2007
News Release
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 state of Illinois to help people and communities recover from the effects of severe storms and flooding during the period of August 20-31, 2007.

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