News Releases for Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1771)

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Monday, October 20, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and other federal and state agencies will conduct the third...
Thursday, October 9, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The state of Illinois and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open the fourth Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to serve residents...
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- More than $15.4 million in federal disaster assistance grants and loans has been approved so far by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business...
Tuesday, August 26, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The deadline for Illinois residents affected by the June 1 to July 22 severe storms and floods to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency has passed. There may,...
Saturday, August 23, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The deadline for Illinois residents affected by the severe storms and flooding from June 1 to June 22 to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency is Monday, August...
Friday, August 22, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Martinsville High School in Martinsville, Ill. has been awarded $863,745 in grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for temporary classrooms and office space as a...
Thursday, August 21, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Time is running out for Illinois residents who sustained damage from the severe storms and flooding from June 1 through July 22. The deadline to register for disaster assistance...
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has set-up a housing assistance helpline to assist Illinois applicants who are having difficulty finding a place to live following the...
Monday, August 18, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois residents and business owners have less than one week to apply for federal disaster assistance. Monday, August 25 is the last day to register for federal disaster...
Friday, August 15, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- More than $13.6 million in federal disaster assistance grants and loans has been approved so far by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business...
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 00:00
Springfield, Ill. -- Illinois senior citizens can feel comfortable knowing that applying for, or receiving federal disaster assistance will not cause them to lose Social Security benefits, pay...
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - 00:00
Springfield, Ill. -- Mitigation Advisors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be at selected Home Depot and Lowe's locations in Illinois August 18 through August 29 to educate the public...
Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - 00:00
HENDERSON COUNTY, Ill. -- In June 2008 residents in 18 counties suffered flood related losses. While some homeowners began tearing down homes vowing never to re-build in a local retirement community...
Monday, August 11, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The State of Illinois and the Federal Emergency Management Agency held an open house for the media on Monday, August 11 at the Disaster Mobile Home Staging Center in Springfield...
Saturday, August 9, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Assistance provided through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Individuals and Households Program (IHP) should be used according to specific program guidelines. Federal...
Friday, August 8, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The last Disaster Recovery Center closed today at 4:00 p.m. However, on Monday, August 11 that center reopens and transitions to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)...
Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) wants Illinois disaster victims to know they can now go online to file an application for a low-interest loan to help recover from...
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. ?-- The Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency want to help Illinois residents who sustained damages and losses from the severe storms and...
Monday, August 4, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Federal and state officials announced today that the last two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC/MDRC) will close this week.? Officials cited the reduced level of activity as the...
Saturday, August 2, 2008 - 00:00
SPRINGFIELD, 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. "...

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