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

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- People need many kinds of help after a disaster such as the devastating flooding that hit northeastern Illinois last month.? One critical need is for accurate information about...
Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- For many northeastern Illinois families that were affected by floods last month, the worst damage was caused by water in the basement. That makes this a good time to talk about all...
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Illinois seniors can be assured that applying for or receiving federal disaster assistance will not cause them to lose Social Security benefits, pay additional taxes, or give up any...
Friday, October 24, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- State and federal officials announced today that federal assistance to help people in northeastern Illinois get back on their feet following last month's devastating flooding has...
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Three Illinois Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will transition to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) next week. The Federal Emergency...
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- It isn't necessary to visit a Disaster Recovery Center to register for disaster aid, according to federal and state disaster officials. Residents of the seven Illinois counties...
Monday, October 20, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The state of Illinois and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have deployed a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) to serve residents and businesses affected by the...
Friday, October 17, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- In the two weeks since a federal disaster was declared, federal grants totaling more than $8.6 million have been approved for Illinois. The funding helps individuals and families...
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Federal assistance is available: That is the message many representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are delivering in person throughout disaster-ravaged...
Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The state of Illinois and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will have a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) moving from Maple Park in DeKalb County to Coal City in...
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The agency is called the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), but the name may be misleading. In addition to working with small businesses, the SBA is the nation's primary...
Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Even if you are not a U.S. citizen you may be able to receive disaster assistance for the severe storms and flooding Sept. 13 - Oct. 5, according to officials from the Federal...
Monday, October 13, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Inspectors working for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are out in the field assessing property damage from the severe storms and...
Monday, October 13, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. ? The state of Illinois and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce that Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Illinois will close...
Monday, October 13, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The state of Illinois and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Ottawa will cease...
Saturday, October 11, 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 fifth Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in LaSalle County to...
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Residents who live in Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, LaSalle and Will counties, and sustained damage or property losses from the severe storms and flooding that began on Sept....
Thursday, October 9, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Residents and businesses of Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, LaSalle and Will counties with property damage from the severe storms and flooding that began on Sept. 13 may call a...
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...
Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - 00:00
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The state of Illinois and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have opened a third Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to serve residents...

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