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October 25, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Workshops where residents can learn ways to reduce impacts from future flooding are being offered in Chicago, 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.
October 20, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- The deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance for damages resulting from the severe storms and flooding July 19-Aug. 7 is now only four weeks away—Nov. 17. Here are important points to remember:
October 18, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Workshops where residents can learn ways they can protect lives and property against future flooding are being offered in Carol Stream. Mitigation specialists from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are offering workshops in Illinois on small projects that can be undertaken by an individual homeowner or a family to reduce a home’s vulnerability to future flooding. The projects can be completed at a reasonable cost.
October 15, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Workshops are being offered in several Chicago neighborhoods on flood avoidance and mitigation steps starting this weekend. Residents can learn cost-effective ways to protect their property against future flooding. Mitigation specialists from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have scheduled the following workshops:
October 15, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Nearly $263 million has been approved in disaster assistance grants for Illinois residents recovering from the severe storms and flooding of July 19 - Aug. 7.
October 13, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- The Chicago State University Disaster Recovery Center will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) when it opens at 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 18. The Chicago State University Disaster Recovery Center has served more than 1,350 visitors. Hours for the recovery center through Saturday, Oct. 16, are 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
October 12, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- The temporary state/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Freeport will be closing at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct 16, but disaster assistance will be only a phone call away.
October 12, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Workshops are being offered in several Chicago neighborhoods, where residents can learn cost-effective ways they can protect property against future flooding. Mitigation specialists from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are offering workshops on small projects that can be undertaken by homeowners to reduce a home’s vulnerability to future flooding. The projects are small in scope and can be completed at a relatively reasonable cost.
October 12, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Illinois residents have an additional 30 days to apply for disaster assistance for damages from the severe storms and flooding of July 19-Aug. 7. More than a quarter-billion dollars has been approved already in disaster assistance grants, the biggest disaster in federal assistance to individuals in the history of FEMA's Region V. The region encompasses Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
October 8, 2010
News Release
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Nearly $245 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. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)  and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) work together  to provide disaster recovery assistance to homeowners, renters, and business owners in the seven counties designated for Individual Assistance — Carroll, Cook, DuPage, Jo Daviess, Ogle, Stephenson, and Winnebago.

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