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April 26, 2004
OTTAWA, Ill. -- To help meet the ongoing needs of Illinois tornado victims, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) are opening Disaster...
April 24, 2004
OTTAWA, Ill. - A toll-free application telephone number is now operational for those who suffered property damage or loss in the declared counties affected by the tornadoes of April 20, 2004....
April 23, 2004
WASHINGTON, D.C. ? The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has authorized the release of federal...
June 9, 2003
Springfield, IL -- The Disaster Recovery Centers operating in Metropolis and South Pekin will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 11. For those affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and...
June 3, 2003
Springfield, IL -- Tornado and severe storm victims in disaster-declared Illinois counties do not need to be concerned that their applications for assistance will reduce the amounts available for...
June 2, 2003
Springfield, IL -- A total of $2,034,620 in grants and low-interest disaster loans has been approved for disaster assistance in Illinois since the Presidential declaration of May 15, according to...
May 30, 2003
Springfield, IL -- Victims of May's severe weather who receive a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) should take the time to fill it out - even if they don't want a...
May 29, 2003
Springfield, IL -- In the first few weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors they hear about how to get help and the various assistance programs that are...
May 27, 2003
Springfield, IL -- State, federal, local and voluntary agencies continue to assist Illinois residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 6 through May 11. To...
May 23, 2003
Springfield, IL -- Although banks, post offices and most federal and state agencies will be closed Monday to celebrate Memorial Day, disaster recovery specialists will still be on duty. Illinois...


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