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 1, 2010
News Release
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. 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.
October 1, 2010
News Release
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 phone and walk you through the entire process, from telling us about your damages to completing the necessary forms,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Gregory Eaton, in charge of the Illinois disaster response for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
September 27, 2010
News Release
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 occurred July 19 – Aug. 7 and located in one of the seven counties designated for federal assistance may be eligible for federal and state aid. The deadline to apply is Oct. 18, 2010.
September 24, 2010
News Release
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. The deadline for applying for federal disaster assistance is Oct. 18, 2010.
September 23, 2010
News Release
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 Administration (SBA).
September 22, 2010
News Release
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 home take the time to clean thoroughly so problems don’t arise later that affect your home or your health,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Gregory Eaton from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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How to Apply for Assistance

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» Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) / 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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