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November 10, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- With most eligible individuals already registered for assistance, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has reduced the hours that...
November 9, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. ? With winter rapidly approaching, every family should be prepared to face another season of destructive cold, storms and flooding. Every home should have a Disaster Supply Kit that...
November 8, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Tax relief for Illinois taxpayers affected by the August 20-31 storms has been announced by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for people in the declared disaster area in DeKalb,...
November 6, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. ? Homeowners, renters, and business owners who suffered damages from the August 20-31 storms and flooding have less than three weeks to register for disaster recovery assistance....
November 2, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- When the next flood or other disaster strikes, getting your company back to business quickly may depend on emergency planning done today. "Planning for disasters, natural or manmade...
November 1, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Watch out for scam artists. That is the warning issued by officials with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S...
October 31, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. ? As cleanup and recovery continues following the severe storms and flooding that struck Illinois Aug. 20-31, state and federal officials urge disaster victims to take measures to...
October 30, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- More than $3.8 million in disaster assistance has been approved in the five weeks since President Bush issued a major disaster declaration for six Illinois counties according to...
October 29, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Some Illinois residents who suffered losses in the severe storms and flooding from Aug. 20-31 may receive a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) stating...
October 26, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. ? Monday is the last day for Illinois residents and business owners who were affected by the severe storms, tornados and flooding Aug. 7-8 to apply for disaster assistance, said...


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