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Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1729)

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Incident period: August 20, 2007 to August 31, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 25, 2007


November 19, 2007 - News Release

ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Only one week remains for residents and business owners in the disaster declared counties who sustained damage from the severe storms and flooding that occurred Aug. 20-31 to apply for disaster assistance. The deadline to apply for disaster assistance is November 26. The eligible counties are DeKalb, Grundy, Kane, LaSalle, Lake and Will.

November 13, 2007 - News Release

ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Illinois residents and business owners in disaster-declared DeKalb, Grundy, Kane, LaSalle, Lake and Will counties who sustained damage during severe storms and flooding Aug. 20-31 have less than two weeks left to register for disaster assistance, said officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA).

November 10, 2007 - News Release

ROCKFORD, Ill. -- With most eligible individuals already registered for assistance, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has reduced the hours that operators will be available for telephone registration. As of Monday, November 5, the toll-free number will be staffed Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. CDT. The registration number is 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Hearing-and speech-impaired residents may call TTY 1-800-462-7585. Individuals may also register at 24 hours a day.

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 1,499 $4,468,107.41 $4,026,708.01 $441,399.40
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 02:15 (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 $16,677,630.18 $14,497,502.65 $2,274,835.58
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 08:25 (Updated daily)

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