On June 10, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced that federal assistance was approved for 21 counties in the southern part of his state by President Barack Obama. The federal declaration clears the
On June 10, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced that federal assistance was approved for 21 counties in the southern part of his state.
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-19) will hold a series of special office hours to help local flood victims on Friday, May 27.
The Baptist Collegiate Ministries is now accepting donations to help families in Southern Illinois.
Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is encouraging residents of Alexander County to attend a community meeting on July 5 to learn more about buyouts and flood mitigation options.
Disaster assistance is still available for those impacted by the spring flooding.
Residents and business owners out of work because of severed storms and flooding in April and May in 14 southern Illinois counties could be eligible for federal disaster assistance.
Two temporary Disaster Recovery Centers are set to open on Wednesday and Thursday in Southern Illinois.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday that the federal government approved his request for Disaster Unemployment Assistance for the residents of 14 southern Ill. counties affected by spring flooding.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers in several Heartland towns to help recent severe storms, flooding, and tornado victims with their applications for disaster aid.
The flood waters rushed into some people's homes in a matter of minutes, but the flood relief dollars aren't flowing in as quickly.
The federal government approved a federal disaster declaration to help people and businesses in 14 southern Illinois counties.
The deadline to register for individual assistance is coming up.
Illinois' requests for federal dollars are now in the hands of FEMA. A spokesperson tells us it's currently under review. Meanwhile, people in southern Illinois continue their flood clean up and many with no flood insurance.
Governor Pat Quinn asked President Barack Obama for federal assistance to help local governments in 21 southern Illinois counties recover from major flooding and severe storms.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources released a list of current closures for parks and DNR sites in southern Illinois.
The American Red Cross continues to distribute meals to flood victims in southern Illinois.
Representatives from USDA-RMA and USDA-FSA will be hosting two meetings on "Crop Insurance and Disaster."
Find out cleanup information and information about how to get volunteer help in Metropolis.
The bridge between Wickliffe, Kentucky and Cairo, Illinois has reopened.
The Southern Seven Health Department will be sponsoring a Stuff a Truck event Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14.
Anyone in Gallatin County with flood damage can register at the Gallatin County, County Clerk's Office in Shawneetown. The Salvation Army will provide meals throughout the weekend.
Land of Lincoln and Southern 7 AmeriCorps members are sponsoring a canned food drive for Cairo flood relief on Wednesday, May 18.
The flood relief effort got a boost from Harrah's Casino Thursday. Casino manager Mark Osterhouse presented $50,000 checks to the Little Egypt Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Paducah Area Chapter of the American Red Cross.
The Herrin Minsterial Alliance is asking residents to come together and help build hundreds of flood relief cleaning buckets.
Emergency management officials will survey individual and public assistance needs throughout Alexander County beginning this week.
Buckets with cleaning supplies will be available at the SIC Foundation Building in Harrisburg Wednesday, May 11 through Friday, May 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, May 14 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
The American Red Cross will be distributing 800 "comfort kits" to southern Illinois students who are displaced from their homes.
Low interest loans are available to people whose homes, businesses, vehicles, and other property were damaged or destroyed by recent flooding in southern Illinois.
The office of the Metropolis mayor offers these tips for hiring a private contractor for clean up, debris removal, home repair, or remodeling.
The Franklin County Emergency Management Agency is assessing the damage to the county from severe weather and flooding.
Officials in Jackson County will be conducting initial flood damage assessments Tuesday, May 10 and Wednesday, May 11.
Gallatin County EMA warns boaters to use extra caution in flooded residential areas.
The office of Metropolis Mayor McDaniel has released a comprehensive list of flood tips for residents.
The Jackson County Health Department is offering free tetanus vaccines for those affected by the flood, although not everyone may need a dose at this time.
According to the Jackson County EMA, now is the time to start making plans about what to do when it is time to re-enter your flooded home.
Cairo workers displaced by recent flooding in Illinois might be eligible for unemployment benefits, according to Greg Rivara with the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is wanting southern Illinois citizens to know about aid available to them from the treasurer's disaster recovery linked deposit program.