FEMA Mitigation Outreach June 10 Through June 16

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Release date: 
June 10, 2013
Release Number: 
4116-IL NR-045

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


6400 44th Ave.

Moline, IL 61265

Hours: Monday, June 10, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

            Tuesday through Thursday, June 11-13, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

            Friday through Sunday, June 14-16, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


The following teams will be available Tuesday, June 11, through Sunday, June 16:


Cook County

Lowe’s Home Improvement

2630 N Narragansett Ave.

Chicago-Brickyard, IL 60639

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.



14975 Lincoln Ave.

Dolton, IL 60419

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Home Depot

700 Broadview Village Square

Broadview, IL 60153

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


McHenry County

Home Depot

200 S. Randall Road

Algonquin, IL 60102

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Will County


2524 W. Jefferson St.

Joliet, IL 60435

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

It is not necessary to visit a DRC to register with FEMA. Individuals can register online at www.disasterassistance.gov or via web-enabled phone at m.fema.gov. Applicants may also call 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. People who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services (VRS) can call 800-621-3362. For more information visit the Illinois Disaster website www.fema.gov/disaster/4116.

Multilingual phone operators are available on the FEMA helpline. Choose Option 2 for Spanish and Option 3 for other languages.

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Follow FEMA online at twitter.com/femaregion5, www.facebook.com/fema, and www.youtube.com/fema.  Also, follow Administrator Craig Fugate's activities at twitter.com/craigatfema. The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications.

Media Contact: 571-408-1835


Last Updated: 
June 10, 2013 - 12:59
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