Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1935)

Incident period: July 19, 2010 to August 7, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 19, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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.

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  • Illinois, FEMA-1935-DR (PDF 21KB)
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