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 5, 2013
News Release
AURORA, Ill. – Two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are offering childcare services for visitors seeking in-person information on FEMA assistance for the recent flooding that took place from April 16 to May 5. Volunteers from the Southern Baptist Convention Disaster Relief will be providing the free childcare at the DRC in North Park Village and in South Chicago from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. through this Friday, June 7.
June 5, 2013
News Release
AURORA, Ill. – Whether or not your home was damaged by the recent severe weather, FEMA mitigation teams are available at six locations throughout the area to provide free advice on how to rebuild stronger, safer and smarter. Illinoisans who do not have storm damage, but want to better protect their home from future storms are encouraged to visit one of the mitigation teams. The FEMA mitigation specialists will be available at the home improvement centers Wednesday, June 5, through Sunday, June 9, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The locations are:
June 4, 2013
News Release
AURORA, Ill. – Renters who had damage from the severe storms and flooding between April 16 and May 5 may be eligible for FEMA disaster assistance. Homeownership is NOT a requirement for FEMA help. Under the FEMA Housing Assistance program, both homeowners and renters who are displaced from their homes may be eligible for rental assistance grants. Immediate hotel/motel lodging may be covered, as well as longer term rental while the original home or rented quarters is repaired, or they move into replacement housing.
June 3, 2013
News Release
AURORA, IL – FEMA disaster assistance applicants who do not complete and submit the companion U.S. Small Business Administration disaster assistance loan application could be throwing money away. No FEMA applicant is required to accept an SBA disaster assistance loan. However, the SBA loan application provides financial information necessary to determine whether to offer a low interest loan or refer the applicant back to FEMA for possible additional grant assistance.
June 3, 2013
News Release
AURORA, Ill.  – FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) crews will travel to McDonough and Mason counties to meet with survivors of the April 16 – May 5 flooding to answer questions and help them register for FEMA assistance. The dates and locations are: McDonough County Health Department 505 E. Jackson St. Macomb, IL 61455 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, June 3, through Saturday, June 8.   Mason County Bath Village Offices 205 E. First St. Bath, IL 62617
June 3, 2013
News Release
AURORA, Ill. – Illinois residents affected by the severe storms and flooding can get help to register for federal disaster assistance in their native language. Bilingual and multilingual specialists with the FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams (DSATs) began canvassing neighborhoods shortly after the presidential disaster declaration to help American Sign Language (ASL) and non-English speakers understand the registration process.

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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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