Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1991)

Incident period: April 19, 2011 to June 14, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 7, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 11, 2011
News Release
MARION, Ill. -- Community Relations (CR) specialists are on the ground in disaster-designated counties, reaching out to residents with information on available disaster assistance programs.
June 11, 2011
News Release
MARION, Ill. -- Twenty-one southern Illinois counties are now designated for Public Assistances (PA) or infrastructure losses, which opens the door to federal reimbursement for state and local governments and certain private nonprofit (PNP) organizations for eligible disaster-related infrastructure costs.
June 10, 2011
News Release
MARION, Ill. -- Residents in 14 Illinois counties only need to answer a few simple questions when they apply for federal disaster assistance as they recover from severe storms and flooding that struck southern Illinois in late April and early May. Illinois Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials say those who had losses on April 19 and April 22 to May 2 should apply as soon as possible.  Residents do not need to wait to see federal officials or visit a recovery center to register.
June 7, 2011
News Release
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Illinois to supplement the state and local recovery efforts in the area by severe storms occurring on April 19, 2011, and April 22 to May 2, 2011, and flooding resulting from those storms beginning on April 19, 2011, and continuing.  The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in the counties of
June 7, 2011
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Illinois. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

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