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Two Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Chicago

By on May 31, 2013 in Uncategorized |

May 31, 2013 AURORA, Ill. – Two Disaster Recovery Centers are now open. One is in North Park Village and the other is in South Chicago. The DRCs provide an opportunity for those affected by the recent storms and flooding to meet with disaster recovery specialists to ask questions and register for FEMA assistance. The facilities, operated jointly by the Illinois...

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‘Know Your Zone’ to prepare for Hurricane Season

By on May 30, 2013 in Uncategorized |

May 30, 2013 TALLAHASSEE – In preparation for the start of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season on June 1, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) urges all Floridians to “Know Your Zone.” Knowing your evacuation, storm surge, and flood zone is an important step to ensuring you and your family are prepared for a hurricane. “Knowing your evacuation zone,...

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Free Advice on Rebuilding Stronger, Safer, Smarter

By on May 23, 2013 in Uncategorized |

May 22, 2013 CHICAGO – If your home was damaged by the spring floods and you are beginning to make repairs, you can get advice on how to rebuild stronger, safer and smarter. Federal Emergency Management Agency hazard mitigation specialists will be at two home improvement stores this week: Ellis Ace Hardware 255 S. Main St. Seneca, IL 61360 Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m....

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Forget About FEMA?

By on May 20, 2013 in Uncategorized |

May 20, 2013 You’ve cleaned up and started making the necessary repairs from last month’s storms and flooding. Now the bills are coming due. Your insurance may cover some of those costs, but if you haven’t registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), you may be missing out on additional assistance you need to recover. Until you register for...

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New Flood Maps

By on May 17, 2013 in Uncategorized |

Second Look Flood Offers Updated FEMA Maps and Tools To Help Homebuyers and Homeowners More Accurately Determine Flood Risk Protect Your Most Valuable Asset By Getting Your Own Flood Determination DeKalb County, Georgia Releases New FEMA Flood Maps on May 16   St. Cloud, MN — May 16, 2013 — Second Look Flood, an expert flood vendor and mapping analysis company,...

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