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August 20, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has set-up a housing assistance helpline to assist Illinois applicants who are having difficulty finding a place to live following the...
August 18, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois residents and business owners have less than one week to apply for federal disaster assistance. Monday, August 25 is the last day to register for federal disaster...
August 15, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- More than $13.6 million in federal disaster assistance grants and loans has been approved so far by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business...
August 14, 2008
Springfield, Ill. -- Illinois senior citizens can feel comfortable knowing that applying for, or receiving federal disaster assistance will not cause them to lose Social Security benefits, pay...
August 13, 2008
Springfield, Ill. -- Mitigation Advisors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be at selected Home Depot and Lowe's locations in Illinois August 18 through August 29 to educate the public...
August 12, 2008
HENDERSON COUNTY, Ill. -- In June 2008 residents in 18 counties suffered flood related losses. While some homeowners began tearing down homes vowing never to re-build in a local retirement community...
August 11, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The State of Illinois and the Federal Emergency Management Agency held an open house for the media on Monday, August 11 at the Disaster Mobile Home Staging Center in Springfield...
August 9, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Assistance provided through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Individuals and Households Program (IHP) should be used according to specific program guidelines. Federal...
August 8, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The last Disaster Recovery Center closed today at 4:00 p.m. However, on Monday, August 11 that center reopens and transitions to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)...
August 7, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) wants Illinois disaster victims to know they can now go online to file an application for a low-interest loan to help recover from...


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