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Illinois Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1513)

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Incident period: April 20, 2004 to April 23, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 23, 2004


June 16, 2004 - News Release

OTTAWA, Ill. -- Less than one week remains for individuals and business owners in the four Illinois counties designated for individual assistance to call and apply for state and federal aid to replace losses from the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred April 20 through April 23. The deadline to call and apply for disaster assistance is Tuesday, June 22. The eligible counties include Kankakee, LaSalle, Putnam and Will.

June 8, 2004 - News Release

OTTAWA, Ill. -- Only two weeks remain for those who have yet to apply for federal and state disaster assistance. "We will continue to process existing assistance applications, but the deadline to call and apply is Wednesday, June 22," Lee Champagne, federal coordinating officer with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), said.

May 28, 2004 - News Release

OTTAWA, Ill. -- Less than one month remains for residents in Kankakee, LaSalle, Putnam and Will Counties who suffered damages from the April 20-23 tornadoes and severe storms to call and apply for assistance, state and federal disaster officials said today. The deadline to call and apply is Tuesday, June 22.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 273 $749,315.30 $493,902.39 $255,412.91
Last Updated: Monday, November 30, 2015 - 02:03 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $1,913,550.92 $800,920.84 $1,123,487.03
Last Updated: Monday, November 30, 2015 - 08:04 (Updated daily)

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