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September 9, 2010
News Release
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 do not apply for disaster assistance, state and federal officials warn.
September 7, 2010
News Release
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.
September 3, 2010
News Release
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 your call; and, Community Relations Specialists will continue visiting hard hit neighborhoods.
September 2, 2010
News Release
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 and the Austin area. The centers will be open daily, including Labor Day, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., until further notice.
September 1, 2010
News Release
DOWNER’S GROVE, Ill. -- A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Wednesday, Sept. 1,  in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago for residents to meet face-to-face with disaster recovery specialists, officials said today. The DRC, operated jointly by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., CDT, seven days a week, until further notice, at the following location:
September 1, 2010
News Release
DOWNER’S GROVE, Ill. -- Federal Community Relations field specialists are on the ground in disaster-designated counties, reaching out to residents with information on available disaster assistance programs. President Obama approved a disaster declaration for Illinois Aug. 19 for severe storms and flooding occurring July 22 to Aug. 7. Residents of seven counties — Carroll, Cook, DuPage, Jo Daviess, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago — may apply to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for aid if they had damage due to the disaster.   
August 27, 2010
News Release
LISLE, Ill. -- Federal money continues to flow to Illinois residents who were affected by severe storms and flooding, with $35.3 million in federal assistance approved for residents in the seven counties designated for Individual Assistance —  Carroll, Cook, DuPage, Jo Daviess, Ogle, Stephenson, and Winnebago Counties. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is working closely with the state to provide timely federal assistance necessary for their disaster recovery. The following is a summary of ongoing disaster assistance as of close of business Aug. 26:
August 27, 2010
News Release
LISLE, Ill. -- A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Saturday, Aug. 28, in Westchester for residents to meet face-to-face with disaster recovery specialists, officials said today. The DRCs, operated jointly by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week, at the following location: St. Joseph High School1840 Mayfair Ave.(West entrance via Oxford Street)Westchester, IL 60154
August 27, 2010
News Release
LISLE, Ill. -- A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, in Cicero for residents of Cook county to meet face-to-face with disaster recovery specialists, officials said today. The DRC, operated jointly by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will operate from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week, including Labor Day.  The location is: 
August 23, 2010
Disaster Federal Register Notice

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