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November 17, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Today (Nov. 17)  is the last chance to call or go online to apply for federal disaster assistance. Residents who suffered damage to their homes as a result of severe storms and flooding from July 19 to Aug. 7, 2010, can apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov, by phone at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or on their smart phone at m.fema.gov. TTY users should call 1 800-462-7585.
November 8, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Illinois residents: Tell your neighbors who had damage from the severe storms and flooding of July 19-Aug. 7 that Nov. 17 is their last chance to apply for federal help by telephone or online.
November 5, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- More than $300 million has been approved in assistance grants to individuals and households in Illinois for the severe storms and flooding between July 19 and Aug. 7.
November 4, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.­­ —With just two weeks left to apply for disaster assistance before the Nov. 17 deadline, disaster officials have come up with their own Top Ten List of reasons why people in DuPage and Cook County say they have not applied for assistance. Here’s the Top Ten List:
November 3, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Less than two weeks remain until the Nov. 17 deadline to apply for disaster assistance for damages from this summer’s floods.
November 1, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Workshops where residents can learn ways to reduce impacts from future flooding are being offered in Glenview and Northbrook. Mitigation specialists from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are hosting workshops in Illinois on small projects that can be undertaken by an individual homeowner at a reasonable cost.
November 1, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — The Westchester Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at St. Joseph High School will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center opening at 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov 8. The center has served more than 4,500 visitors. Hours for the state/FEMA Westchester DRC are Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Saturday, Nov. 6.
October 29, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — More than $292.3 million has been approved in disaster assistance grants for Illinois residents recovering from the severe storms and flooding of July 19 - Aug. 7. The deadline for new applications is Nov. 17.
October 28, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — With this week’s strong winds and rain and the impending arrival of winter, homeowners should ensure that their home-heating systems are in good working order, especially ones damaged by this summer’s floods.  Federal disaster assistance may cover furnace repairs that are related to severe storms and flooding that happened from July 19 through Aug. 7, according to disaster officials with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
October 27, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- The joint state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) operating in Cicero, Westchester and the Austin area of Chicago will now be open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, according to disaster officials. The change takes effect this Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010.

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