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June 8, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – Before beginning new construction or repairs of property damaged during the recent spring severe weather, residents are urged to consult with local building officials to obtain the...
Illinois, Region V
June 7, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – The eight Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) operated by the state of Illinois and FEMA have changed their schedule of operations. They will now be open from Monday through Saturday,...
Illinois, Region V
June 7, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – The state of Illinois was notified Thursday afternoon that 24 counties are eligible for Public Assistance as part of the federal disaster declaration for severe storms, straight-line...
Illinois, Region V
June 7, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – Federal assistance in Illinois has reached more than $82.4 million, distributed among more than 30,200 individuals and households, since a major disaster was declared in the state May...
Illinois, Region V
June 6, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – State and federal disaster assistance is not treated as income and is not taxable. It also does not affect Social Security benefits, nor does it affect a recipient’s eligibility for...
Illinois, Region V
June 5, 2013
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...
Illinois, Region V
June 5, 2013
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...
Illinois, Region V
June 4, 2013
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....
Illinois, Region V
June 3, 2013
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...
Illinois, Region V
June 3, 2013
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...
Illinois, Region V

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