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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...
August 6, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. ?-- The Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency want to help Illinois residents who sustained damages and losses from the severe storms and...
August 4, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Federal and state officials announced today that the last two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC/MDRC) will close this week.? Officials cited the reduced level of activity as the...
August 2, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Before considering new construction and repairs of flood-damaged property, Illinois residents are urged to consult local building officials to obtain the necessary permits. "...


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