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Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1935)

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Incident period: July 19, 2010 to August 07, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 19, 2010


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, by phone at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or on their smart phone at 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.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 109,124 $376,879,950.10 $320,141,389.87 $56,738,560.23
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 02:16 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $5,010,717.42 $734,014.91 $4,215,071.38
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:46 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Illinois, FEMA-1935-DR (PDF 21KB)