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

June 12, 2013
News Release
AURORA, Ill. – FEMA disaster assistance may sometimes cover damages that flood insurance does not. Illinois residents affected by the severe storms and flooding from April 16 to May 5 need to apply for disaster assistance even if they have insurance. You must apply directly with FEMA. Filing a flood insurance claim or meeting with your insurance agent does not register you with FEMA.
June 11, 2013
News Release
AURORA, Ill. – Illinois households currently receiving rental assistance through FEMA for the severe storms and flooding from April 16 to May 5 must provide the necessary paperwork to recertify for continued rental help in order to ensure no interruption of benefits.
June 10, 2013
News Release
AURORA, Ill. – Illinois residents who had damage from the severe storms and flooding between April 16 and May 5 have only 30 days left to register for FEMA disaster assistance. Federal disaster assistance for homeowners and renters can include grants to help pay for temporary housing, home repairs and other disaster-related expenses not met by insurance or other assistance programs. FEMA provides several ways for residents of the 33 counties included in the major disaster declaration to register by the deadline of Tuesday, July 9.
June 10, 2013
News Release
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 way by visiting one of the FEMA mitigation teams located at home improvement centers throughout the area. The mitigation team located in Rock Island County will be available Monday, June 10 through Sunday, June 16. Rock Island County Menards 6400 44th Ave. Moline, IL 61265
June 8, 2013
News Release
AURORA, Ill. – The federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Woodford County will close at7 p.m. Friday, June 14. Woodford County Woodford County Emergency Management Office 301 S. Main St. Roanoke, IL 61561
June 8, 2013
News Release
AURORA, Ill. – The federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Rock Island County will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 12. Rock Island County Rock Island County Emergency Management Office 6120 78th Ave.  Milan, IL 61264

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