MARION, Ill. (AP) __ Disaster assistance is still available for
southern Illinois residents and businesses who suffered damage and
losses during recent severe weather.
The application deadline for assistance is Aug. 8.
State and federal recovery officials say more than $14.5 million
in disaster assistance has already been approved for southern
Illinois residents and businesses.
Officials say funding is available to cover temporary rental
assistance, home repairs and other disaster-related needs not
covered by insurance.
Disaster recovery centers have been operating in Cairo,
Junction, Metropolis and Herrin.
To register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management
Agency, visit http://www.disasterassistance.gov .
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