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May 18, 2013
CHICAGO, IL – A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at 9 a.m. Saturday,May 18, in Forest View for residents of Cook County to meet face-to-face with disaster recovery specialists,...
May 18, 2013
CHICAGO, IL - Only two days after President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for 11 Illinois counties, FEMA teams were out providing information to those affected recently by severe storms...
May 17, 2013
CHICAGO, IL - A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at 9 a.m. Friday, May 17, in Marseilles for residents of LaSalle County to meet face-to-face with disaster recovery specialists...
May 16, 2013
CHICAGO, IL - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) urge Illinois residents affected by recent severe...
May 16, 2013
CHICAGO, IL - Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be opening Thursday, May 16, at 9 a.m. in DuPage and Grundy Counties to serve people who were affected by the recent severe storms, straight-line...
May 16, 2013
CHICAGO, IL - A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at 9 a.m. Friday, May 17, in Marseilles for residents of LaSalle County to meet face-to-face with disaster recovery specialists...
May 14, 2013
CHICAGO, IL -- A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, in Canton for residents of Fulton County to meet face-to-face with disaster recovery specialists,...
May 13, 2013
CHICAGO, IL -- Illinois residents affected by the late April flooding and storms may now call or go online to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),...
May 10, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Illinois and ordered...
May 10, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Illinois.Assistance...
May 3, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Minnesota....
May 3, 2013
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) urge Illinois residents affected by recent severe storms and...
May 3, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Minnesota to supplement...
April 18, 2013
CHICAGO – As severe storms and flooding continue to impact several states throughout the Midwest, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region V office continues to monitor the situation...
April 10, 2013
CHICAGO – With an ominous mid-week forecast that includes severe storms, heavy rains, strong winds and the potential for tornadoes, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency...
April 5, 2013
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today approved $3,143,531 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the village of Whitefish...
April 1, 2013
CHICAGO—The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that $1,530,928.28 has been made available to the Minnesota Department of Natural...
March 4, 2013
CHICAGO – Sunday marked the start of National Severe Weather Preparedness Week. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and...
February 25, 2013
CHICAGO – With an ominous mid-week forecast that includes snow, high winds, rain and the potential for a wintry mix including sleet and ice, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal...
February 19, 2013
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,176,158 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the city of Madison, Wis.,...

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