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October 16, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Some private nonprofit agencies affected by the August 20-31 floods and storms may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. They include those that provide the public with...
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October 15, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- It is common for mold problems to appear five to six weeks after a flood, but Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) officials...
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October 12, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- In order to meet the ongoing needs in DeKalb and nearby counties, the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Sycamore will remain open until further notice. This DRC was previously...
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October 11, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Buying flood insurance can provide protection and peace of mind. Flooding is one of the most common natural hazards in the United States. State and federal officials want to...
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October 10, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- More than $1.32 million in disaster assistance has been approved in the two weeks since President Bush issued a major disaster declaration for six Illinois counties according to...
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October 9, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Three state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are closing Saturday, Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. and will reopen Monday, Oct. 15 as U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster...
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October 9, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Browns County Market is hosting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hazard mitigation specialists who will staff a display and show examples of cleanup and construction...
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October 5, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- In the first few weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors about how to get help and the various assistance programs that are available. When...
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October 4, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- As of Thursday morning, 428 Illinois residents who were affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred on Aug. 20 - 31 have applied for disaster assistance, according to...
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October 3, 2007
ROCKFORD, Ill . -- The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are establishing short term...
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