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Illinois Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1747)

Incident period: January 07, 2008 to March 14, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 07, 2008

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May 5, 2008 - News Release

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Only one day remains for Iroquois and Livingston County residents to register for federal disaster assistance. The application period closes tomorrow, May 6, for homeowners, renters and business owners who had damage from the severe storms and flooding Jan. 7 through March 14. ?President Bush issued a major disaster declaration for the two Illinois counties on March 7 and the application period ends 60 days from that date.

May 2, 2008 - News Release

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Federal disaster assistance totals for eligible Iroquois and Livingston County residents topped $8.3 million last night with just a few days left until the May 6 registration deadline.

April 25, 2008 - News Release

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Federal officials have approved more than $8 million in grants and loans for Iroquois and Livingston county residents who had damage from the severe storms and flooding Jan. 7 through March 14. However, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) officials stress that less than two weeks remains to apply for assistance.

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 917 $4,800,659.42 $3,951,572.59 $849,086.83
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 03:08 (Updated daily)

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Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Illinois, FEMA-1747-DR (PDF 51KB)