Monday is FEMA deadline for Ill. residents

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (KFVS) - For those who still need assistance with flooding or storm damage, there's still time to get help but the deadline is fast approaching.

For Illinois residents, the deadline for individual assistance is Monday, Aug. 8.

That's for homeowners or renters.

You can visit FEMA's website, or call (800) 621-3362 to register.

Carl Henderson with FEMA says $15.5 million has already been awarded to residents in southern Illinois for disaster assistance.

In Mo. the deadline for applications is August 26.

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