Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1800)

Incident period: September 13, 2008 to October 5, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 3, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

December 19, 2008
News Release
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 Agency (FEMA), Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Homeowners, renters and businesses in Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, LaSalle, Peoria, Will and Woodford counties have been approved to receive $69,012,826.
December 15, 2008
News Release
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 Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) said Tuesday, Dec. 16 is the last day that homeowners, renters or businesses in nine Illinois counties can register with FEMA.
November 28, 2008
News Release
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 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). To help individuals, families and businesses recover from the disaster, 26,720 people in nine Illinois counties have been approved to receive $55,347,512 in federal funding.
November 25, 2008
News Release
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) want people who have registered for federal disaster assistance to know there is a new and fast way to update their status.
November 24, 2008
News Release
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 weeks away, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) encourage anyone affected to contact FEMA before it is too late. The deadline to register is for homeowners, renters and businesses in Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, LaSalle, Peoria, Will and Woodford counties.
November 21, 2008
News Release
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 the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). To help individuals, families and businesses recover from the disaster, 24,891 people in nine counties have been approved to receive $51,027,877 in federal funding.

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