Tornado-damaged home north of Herrick, IL.

How Illinois residents can get emergency help for tornado disaster

Tornado-damaged home north of Herrick, IL.
Tornado-damaged home north of Herrick, IL.
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After damages caused by the December 10th tornadoes, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker issued a disaster proclamation naming 28 counties as disaster areas.

The included counties are: Bond, Cass, Champaign, Coles, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Greene, Grundy, Iroquois, Jackson, Jersey, Kankakee, Lawrence, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Pike, Sangamon, Shelby, Tazewell and Woodford County.

On December 14th, the federal government declared 13 Illinois counties that were hit by tornadoes as disaster areas, making them eligible for federal assistance.

The following counties were in the federal declaration: Bond, Cass, Coles, Effingham, Fayette, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Pike and Shelby County.

If you are in need of emergency services in Illinois:

Also, HUD is providing immediate foreclosure relief for families who have FHA insured mortgages and to Native American borrowers guaranteed under the Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee program. For assistance, call your loan servicer or FHA’s Resource Center at 1-800-304-9320.

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