News Releases for Illinois Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes (DR-1850)

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009 - 00:00
MARION, Ill. -- Friday, Aug. 21 is the final day for local officials in Hamilton and Union counties to submit requests for federal public assistance (infrastructure) for damages from May's severe...
Monday, August 17, 2009 - 00:00
MARION, Ill. -- Welcome to FEMA for Kids, the Web site that is fun…and more. Underneath all the games, stories and puzzles is good information that makes kids and their families better prepared in...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 00:00
MARION, Ill. -- Volunteer hours, equipment and materials donated to southern Illinois after the May 8 storm may mean more money in local coffers. During the May 8 storm, while local and state...
Tuesday, August 4, 2009 - 00:00
MARION, Ill. -- Quality documentation is a must in today's world, especially for local community officials tracking millions of dollars in damage and disaster clean-up costs from the May 8 storm. In...
Monday, July 27, 2009 - 00:00
MARION, Ill. -- State and local agencies and certain private non-profit organizations in some southern Illinois counties have very little time left to apply for federal disaster assistance. Public...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 00:00
MARION, Ill. -- Hamilton and Union counties were designated eligible for federal Public Assistance (PA) today. That brings the total number of counties to eight, according to officials from the...
Thursday, July 9, 2009 - 00:00
MARION, Ill. -- State disaster officials will hold three briefings to help representatives from state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in six Illinois counties apply...
Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 00:00
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...
Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 00:00
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for Illinois. Assistance for...
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