News Releases for Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1800)

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Friday, December 19, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- More than $69 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved to help Illinois recover from September's flooding announced officials from the Federal Emergency Management...
Monday, December 15, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Time has almost run out for residents affected by September's flooding to register for federal assistance. Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Illinois...
Friday, November 28, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- More than $55 million in federal and state disaster assistance has been approved to help residents and businesses of Illinois recover from September's floods according to officials...
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Need to update your disaster registration? Are you pressed for time? Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA...
Monday, November 24, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Federal officials remind residents in nine Illinois counties to register for disaster assistance by Dec. 16 if they suffered damage or losses from September's flooding. Only three...
Friday, November 21, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- More than $51 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved to help the residents of Illinois recover from storms and flooding in September, according to officials from...
Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials extended the registration period for people in nine Illinois counties who were affected by severe storms and flooding that...
Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has designated nine Illinois counties as eligible for federal assistance to help pay for emergency services and repair or replacement...
Monday, November 17, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- For victims of September flooding in Illinois, time is running out to register for federal assistance, say officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the...
Friday, November 14, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Six weeks after a federal disaster declaration due to storms and flooding in September, more than 19,000 individuals and households in Illinois have been approved to receive $45,240,...
Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO?Residents of Peoria County, Ill., are now eligible to apply for federal assistance to help them recover from uninsured losses caused by the flooding and severe storms in September. Officials...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- If you live in a flood plain, you are highly vulnerable to flood damage and to experiencing more than one flood. But even if you don't live in a flood plain, you still have a...
Monday, November 10, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Federal and state officials have three messages they wish to deliver urgently to anyone with losses caused by September's flooding and storms in the eight counties eligible for...
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $9.2 million to help Illinois pay some of the costs incurred as a result of flooding on the Mississippi River...
Monday, November 3, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill.?-- An Illinois Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) next week. The DRC will close Friday,...
Saturday, November 1, 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 a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to serve residents and...
Friday, October 31, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Residents of Woodford County, Ill., are now eligible to apply for federal assistance to help with their uninsured losses as a result of  September's flooding and storms.  Officials...
Friday, October 31, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Families, individuals and businesses in Illinois affected by mid-September's severe storms and flooding have been approved to receive more than $29.3 million in federal disaster...
Thursday, October 30, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that it has obligated $2.5 million to help repair last summer's flood damage to the nation's most popular inland...
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The recent flooding in northeastern Illinois affected thousands of businesses. With this fresh reminder of natural disaster risk in mind, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...

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