News Releases for Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1935)

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Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Disasters don't take a holiday and neither will the staff at the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) operating in Freeport, Cicero, Westchester, Chicago State University and the...
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Recipients of state and federal disaster assistance grants will not have to pay taxes on those funds. Disaster relief payments provided to survivors of the Illinois severe...
Monday, October 4, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- State disaster officials will hold a briefing to help representatives from state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in Moultrie County apply for...
Monday, October 4, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Con artists in Illinois and neighboring states have attempted to defraud people who had damage from flooding or have tried to defraud the government. The U.S. Department of...
Friday, October 1, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Illinois residents with damage from the summer floods July 19-Aug. 7 can get disaster help in any language. “With any language from Arabic to Vietnamese, someone can get on the...
Friday, October 1, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — More than $222.3 million has been approved in disaster assistance grants for Illinois residents recovering from the severe storms and flooding of July 19 - Aug. 7. The U.S....
Monday, September 27, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Only three weeks remain to apply for disaster assistance for this summer’s floods. Homeowners, renters and businesses with damages from the severe storms and flooding that...
Friday, September 24, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- The federal government has approved nearly $200 million in disaster assistance grants for Illinois residents recovering from the severe storms and flooding July 19 - Aug. 7....
Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Federal and state disaster recovery officials say more aid may be available to applicants who have received and returned a loan application from the U.S. Small Business...
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. –– If your home was affected in the recent flooding it could be harboring mold. “People are anxious to get on with their lives after a flood, but if you had flood waters in your...
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- In the first few weeks following a disaster, residents may be confused or misled by rumors and half-truths about how to get help from the various assistance programs that are...
Monday, September 20, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- State disaster officials will hold three briefings to help representatives from state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in seven counties apply...
Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 00:00
GROVE, Ill. -- Residents in Cook, DuPage, Carroll, Jo Daviess, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago counties have less than a week left to apply for federal disaster unemployment assistance. Disaster...
Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. --State and federal disaster officials urge residents and business owners dealing with severe storm damage and loss to adopt a "take-charge" action plan to help themselves recover...
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- A fifth federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at      9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, in the Chicago State University Emil and Patricia Jones Convocation Center...
Friday, September 10, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- More than $131.3 million in federal money has already been approved to help Illinois residents recover from the severe storms and flooding occurring July 22 — Aug. 7. The U.S....
Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Even if Illinois residents have previously reported damage to local officials or filled out county damage assessment forms, they could be missing out on financial help if they...
Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Homeowners, renters and businesses who received U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan applications when applying for federal assistance are strongly encouraged to...
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- In less than three weeks, more than $108 million has been approved in disaster assistance to flood-impacted residents, state and federal recovery officials said today. At...
Friday, September 3, 2010 - 00:00
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – Labor Day marks the symbolic end of the summer; yet the work of disaster recovery continues ... Disaster Recovery Centers will be open; operators will be standing by to take...

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