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FEMA Provides $1.3 Million to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to Launch State’s Public Assistance Program

CHICAGO - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that $1,347,216 in federal funding has been made available to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to launch the Public Assistance Program. 

 

Flood Risk in Your Area: Get Ready Now

CHICAGO – With a forecast of heavy rainfall into the weekend, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region V encourages you to get ready for the possibility of flooding in your community.

Programas De Asistencia Federal Para El Estado De Illinois

A continuación, un resumen de los programas federales de asistencia por desastre que podrían estar disponibles según se necesite y se amerite bajo la declaración de desastre del Presidente Donald J. Trump para estado de Illinois.

La asistencia para los gobiernos estatales y locales elegibles puede incluir según se requiera:

El Presidente Donald J. Trump declara un desastre mayor para Illinois

WWASHINGTON – La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Illinois para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación estatales, tribales y locales en el área afectada por tormentas severas, vientos en línea e inundaciones iniciando el 24 de febrero al 3 de julio de 2019.

Federal Aid Programs for The State of Illinois

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Illinois.

Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Illinois

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Illinois to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding beginning on February 24 to July 3, 2019.

FEMA Selects Banan Garada for the 2019-2020 Youth Preparedness Council


CHICAGO – FEMA welcomes Banan Garada from Urbana, Illinois as one of the 15 national selectees for the 2019-2020 Youth Preparedness Council (YPC).

FEMA Awards $1,477,241 Grant to the City of Des Plaines

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,477,241 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to the City of Des Plaines, Ill., for the construction of a floodwall to protect one of the city’s fire stations.

FEMA Awards $2,999,810 Grant to the City of Des Plaines

CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released $2,999,810 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the city of Des Plaines, Ill., for the acquisition and demolition of 13 residential structures in the Des Plaines River floodplain.