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July 16, 2013
CHICAGO – The heat of summer is here, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants individuals and families to be safe when faced with extended...
July 16, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – If your home or business is in an area that floods frequently and the building received substantial damage from flooding during the spring storms, local officials may require you to...
July 15, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – Individuals who sustained storm damages can gain valuable information about repairing and rebuilding their damaged property in a stronger, safer and smarter way by visiting one of the...
July 12, 2013
CHICAGO, Ill.—The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that $2,389,648 has been made available to the Ohio Department Of Natural Resources...
July 12, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – Federal assistance in Illinois has reached more than $134.1 million, distributed among more than 54,540 individuals and households, since a major disaster was declared for storms and...
July 12, 2013
CHICAGO -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,093,748 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the City of Wood Dale, Ill...
July 9, 2013
AURORA, Ill.  – Flooding accounts for more than 90 percent of declared disasters in Illinois. And, it is no wonder – Illinois has one of the largest inland systems of rivers, lakes and streams in the...
July 8, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – Individuals who sustained storm damages can gain valuable information about repairing and rebuilding their damaged property in a stronger, safer and smarter way by visiting one of the...
July 5, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – Federal assistance in Illinois has reached more than $126.4 million, distributed among more than 51,100 individuals and households, since a major disaster was declared for storms and...
July 3, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – FEMA has extended the registration deadline by 15 days to July 24 for federal assistance from the storms and flooding of April 16 to May 5. In addition, Illinois residents in two...
July 1, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – Individuals who sustained storm damages can gain valuable information about repairing and rebuilding their damaged property in a stronger, safer and smarter way by visiting one of the...
July 1, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – Disasters don’t take holidays off and neither does FEMA. Those affected by the April 16 to May 5 severe storms can register for assistance, have questions answered or check the status...
June 28, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – Federal assistance in Illinois has reached more than $116.2 million, distributed among more than 46,250 individuals and households, since a major disaster was declared for storms and...
June 27, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – If you received money from FEMA to help recover from the April 16 to May 5 flooding, you must keep the receipts or bills for which the money was used for three years. FEMA assistance...
June 25, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – Disaster survivors in Chicago have until 6 p.m. Friday, June 28 to visit the two remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in north and south Chicago. Cook County North Park Village...
June 25, 2013
Aurora, Ill. – Illinoisans who were affected by the April 16 to May 5 severe weather and who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only two weeks left to call FEMA’s toll-free...
June 24, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – Individuals who sustained damages during the recent severe weather can gain valuable information about repairing and rebuilding their damaged property in a stronger, safer and smarter...
June 24, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – A FEMA-contracted housing inspector must visit your damaged dwelling before a determination can be made that you are eligible for an Individual Assistance grant to help repair damage...
June 21, 2013
AURORA, Ill. – The summer cooling season has arrived in Illinois and those in areas affected by the April 16 to May 5 storms may be eligible for repair or replacement of heating, ventilation and...
June 21, 2013
AURORA, Ill. –  FEMA announced Friday that it has approved Governor Pat Quinn’s request to make public assistance available in Brown County to help cover the costs that county and local governments...

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