FEMA has issued a reminder that the deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance for damages resulting from the severe storms and flooding that occurred between July 19 and August 7, 2010 is Wednesday, November 17, 2010.
Nearly $263 million has been approved in disaster assistance grants for Illinois residents recovering from the storm events in late July / early August.
Disaster Recovery Centers located in Freeport, Cicero, Westchester, and Chicago are available to assist residents by providing information regarding disaster assistance programs, low-interest loans, building techniques and flood insurance.
Online application services are also available at www.disasterassistance.gov, or by calling 1-800-621-3362. Phone lines are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day of the week.
For more information please contact the Village of La Grange at (708) 579-2315.