News Releases for Illinois Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding (DR-4116)

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 09:47
AURORA, Ill. – Disasters don’t take holidays off and neither does FEMA. Those affected by the April 16 to May 5 severe storms can register for assistance, have questions answered or check the status...
Friday, June 28, 2013 - 12:26
AURORA, Ill. – Federal assistance in Illinois has reached more than $116.2 million, distributed among more than 46,250 individuals and households, since a major disaster was declared for storms and...
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 16:23
AURORA, Ill. – If you received money from FEMA to help recover from the April 16 to May 5 flooding, you must keep the receipts or bills for which the money was used for three years. FEMA assistance...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 13:34
Aurora, Ill. – Illinoisans who were affected by the April 16 to May 5 severe weather and who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only two weeks left to call FEMA’s toll-free...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 09:27
AURORA, Ill. – Disaster survivors in Chicago have until 6 p.m. Friday, June 28 to visit the two remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in north and south Chicago. Cook County North Park Village...
Monday, June 24, 2013 - 15:39
AURORA, Ill. – A FEMA-contracted housing inspector must visit your damaged dwelling before a determination can be made that you are eligible for an Individual Assistance grant to help repair damage...
Monday, June 24, 2013 - 08:57
AURORA, Ill. –  FEMA announced Friday that it has approved Governor Pat Quinn’s request to make public assistance available in Brown County to help cover the costs that county and local governments...
Friday, June 21, 2013 - 14:46
AURORA, Ill. – Individuals who sustained damages during the recent severe weather can gain valuable information about repairing and rebuilding their damaged property in a stronger, safer and smarter...
Friday, June 21, 2013 - 11:31
AURORA, Ill. – The summer cooling season has arrived in Illinois and those in areas affected by the April 16 to May 5 storms may be eligible for repair or replacement of heating, ventilation and...
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 14:58
AURORA, Ill. – Homeowners may be eligible for disaster assistance for repairs to private wells and septic systems damaged or contaminated by the spring storms between April 16 and May 5. The damaged...
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 12:40
AURORA, Ill. – As thousands of structures in Illinois are being rebuilt or repaired due to damage from this spring’s severe weather, state and federal emergency management officials are urging...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 16:45
AURORA, Ill. –Two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Cook County will close at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21. Cook County 1486 Miner St. (next to the Des Plaines Theater) Des Plaines, IL 60616   Forest...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 16:39
AURORA, Ill. – Illinoisans who received a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application for disaster assistance are urged to complete and return it as soon as possible. Doing so...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 12:27
AURORA, Ill. – Illinoisans who sustained damages during the April 16 to May 5 severe weather are encouraged to register with FEMA for disaster assistance before the registration period ends on July 9...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 10:36
AURORA, Ill. – A letter from FEMA denying federal disaster assistance may not be the final word. Applicants for disaster assistance should not be discouraged or disappointed if such a letter is...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 10:29
AURORA, Ill. – Individuals who sustained damages during the recent severe weather can gain valuable information about repairing and rebuilding their damaged property in a stronger, safer and smarter...
Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 16:41
Photo available for download: http://www.fema.gov/medialibrary/media_records/12217 AURORA, Ill. –  To help entire communities recover from the severe storms and flooding between April 16 to May 5,...
Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 13:40
AURORA, Ill. – The four FEMA/state Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) have changed their hours of operation. They will continue to be open Monday through Saturday; however, beginning Monday, June 17,...
Friday, June 14, 2013 - 17:01
AURORA, Ill. – Federal assistance in Illinois has reached more than $94 million, distributed among more than 35,400 individuals and households, since a major disaster was declared for the state May...
Friday, June 14, 2013 - 16:55
AURORA, Ill. – The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at the Lisle Police Department, 5040 Lincoln Ave., Lisle, IL 60532, will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)...

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