Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1800)
Incident period: September 13, 2008 to October 5, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 3, 2008
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October 3, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Illinois to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding during the period of September 13, 2008, and continuing.