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

Incident period: April 16, 2013 to May 5, 2013
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 10, 2013
FEMA Mitigation Specialist speaks with residents at local home improvement store
FEMA Mitigation Specialist speaks with residents at local home improvement store

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 20, 2013
News Release
CHICAGO, IL – You’ve cleaned up and started making the necessary repairs from last month’s storms and flooding. Now the bills are coming due.Your insurance may cover some of those costs, but if you haven’t registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), you may be missing out on additional assistance you need to recover. Until you register for assistance, FEMA has no way of knowing who you are, where you are, or what you need.
May 19, 2013
News Release
CHICAGO, IL – If you’re waiting for a Disaster Recovery Center to open in your county, be patient and know that you can register for assistance by phone or online at any time.Illinois Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are working together to find locations that can best serve Illinois residents affected by this spring’s storms and flooding.
May 19, 2013
News Release
CHICAGO - Inspectors from FEMA have begun meeting with disaster applicants in McHenry, Lake, DeKalb, Kane, DuPage, Cook, LaSalle, Kendall, Will, Grundy and Fulton counties. Inspectors are reviewing damage caused by severe storms and flooding from April 16 through May 5, 2013.  Here is what you should expect if your storm/flood-damaged home is inspected:Generally, within 10 days of registering for FEMA assistance, an inspector will call you to schedule an appointment to visit your damaged property. This property must be your primary residence.
May 19, 2013
News Release
CHICAGO, IL - Only two days after President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for 11 Illinois counties, FEMA teams were out providing information to those affected recently by severe storms and flooding.More than 10 FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams (DSATs) are canvassing areas hit by the disaster to provide information and give residents an opportunity to register for disaster assistance. DSAT members can also provide referrals to additional resources when unmet needs remain.
May 18, 2013
News Release
CHICAGO, IL – A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at 9 a.m. Saturday,May 18, in Forest View for residents of Cook County to meet face-to-face with disaster recovery specialists, officials said today. The DRC, operated jointly by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and FEMA, will operate from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.  The location is: Cook County Forest View Fire Department 7010 W. 46th Street Forest View, IL 60402
May 17, 2013
News Release
CHICAGO, IL - A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at 9 a.m. Friday, May 17, in Marseilles for residents of LaSalle County to meet face-to-face with disaster recovery specialists, officials said today.The DRC, operated jointly by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will operate from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.  The location is:LaSalle CountyMarseilles Fire Department205 Lincoln Street

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Campaña de Registro en Condado de Putnam

El jueves, 11 de julio, de 11am a 6pm, podrá reunirse con personal de FEMA en McNabb, IL para aclarar dudas y obtener ayuda para solicitar asistencia de FEMA.

McNabb Fire Station Community Room

(Salón de la Comunidad en la estación de bomberos de McNabb)

McNabb Community Room at the Fire Station

391 S. U.S. Highway 89

McNabb, IL 61355

 

Reúnase en persona con expertos de FEMA y aprenda a reconstruir más fuerte, seguro e inteligente.

Deerfield
Home Depot
655 Lake-Cook Rd
Deerfield, IL
Del martes, 9 de julio al domingo, 14 de julio de 8am-7pm
 
Glendale Heights
Menards
521 E. North Ave  
Glendale Heights, IL
Del martes, 9 de julio al domingo, 14 de julio de 8am-7pm

Vernon Hills
Lowe’s
1660 N. Milwaukee Ave
Vernon Hills, IL
Del martes, 9 de julio al domingo, 14 de julio de 8am-7pm

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