News Releases for Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1747)

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Monday, May 5, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Only one day remains for Iroquois and Livingston County residents to register for federal disaster assistance. The application period closes tomorrow, May 6, for homeowners,...
Friday, May 2, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Federal disaster assistance totals for eligible Iroquois and Livingston County residents topped $8.3 million last night with just a few days left until the May 6 registration...
Friday, April 25, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Federal officials have approved more than $8 million in grants and loans for Iroquois and Livingston county residents who had damage from the severe storms and flooding Jan. 7...
Monday, April 21, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Illinois residents and business owners living in Iroquois and Livingston counties have only two weeks left to apply for federal disaster assistance. May 6 is the last day...
Friday, April 18, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- With more than $7.8 million already approved in six weeks, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials still have some concerns. The window of opportunity is slowly...
Friday, April 11, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Federal officials have approved more than $6.5 million in disaster assistance grants and loans in the first five weeks after President Bush issued a disaster declaration for...
Thursday, April 10, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Free crisis counseling is available to Iroquois and Livingston County residents who suffer from stress, anxiety or depression due to the severe storms and flooding earlier...
Tuesday, April 8, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- In every disaster there may be some applicants who need more assistance than state and federal programs can provide. Volunteers, working through two county Long-Term Recovery...
Monday, April 7, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Now that only one month remains for Iroquois and Livingston County residents to apply for disaster assistance, officials want to make sure no one is overlooked. With the May 6...
Friday, April 4, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Federal officials have approved more than $5.3 million in disaster assistance grants and loans in the first four weeks after President Bush issued a disaster declaration for...
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The Pontiac and the Watseka Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close Friday, April 4 and will reopen Saturday, April 5 as U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster...
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Flooding from severe storms earlier this year - leading to a presidential disaster declaration for Iroquois and Livingston counties - is but the latest in a long history of...
Thursday, March 27, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The temporary Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Livingston and Iroquois counties will close permanently at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 4. Next week is the last opportunity to meet...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Residents of Iroquois and Livingston Counties who registered for federal assistance should expect a letter in the mail informing them of the status of their application. If the...
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Popular yet incorrect notions about the National Flood Insurance Program can lead homeowners and businesses to avoid this easy and important safeguard. Here are some truths...
Monday, March 24, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Various forms of disaster tax relief may be available to residents and business in Iroquois and Livingston counties. Those who suffered losses in the severe storms and flooding...
Friday, March 21, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- More than $2.7 million in grant assistance has been approved to date in recovery from the severe storms and flooding from January 7 through March 14, by the Federal Emergency...
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- If your home was affected by the recent flooding it may be harboring mold. Mold can be a significant problem after flooding and proper cleanup is critical to ensure that it does...
Monday, March 17, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Residents in the Illinois counties of Livingston and Iroquois who have been unable to work or lost their jobs or businesses as a result of the severe storms and flooding that...
Saturday, March 15, 2008 - 00:00
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) warn residents in the disaster areas to watch for fraud. It is an unpleasant...

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