FEMA staff discuss recent flooding with local emergency managment and reporters.
Des Plaines, Ill., April 30, 2013 --FEMA External Affairs Specialist Kristin Bielman discusses the recent Midwest flooding with a local Emergency Management official as FEMA External Affairs Specialist Cassie Ringsdorff discusses FEMA's mission with a local newspaper reporter from the Chicago Tribune. Many homes, businesses and roads were damaged and compromised due to severe flash flooding on April 18 and more than 7 inches of rain fell in parts of northeast and central Illinois. Bryan Adams/ FEMA Corps. - Location: Des Plaines, IL