Illinois Governor JB Pritzker Requests Federal Review of Damage Assessments

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker Requests Federal Review of Damage Assessments

Documentation Could Support Request for Federal Assistance

Springfield, IL (STL.News) – Illinois Governor JB Pritzker Tuesday formally requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist with damage assessments in 30 Illinois counties devastated by extensive river flooding dating back to as early as February 2019.  The assessments, which will begin on July 29, will provide the documentation necessary to support a request for federal assistance.  This joint damage assessment will include personnel from FEMA, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the U.S.

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