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Ill. Gov. Makes Stops to Tornado Struck Cities

Gov. Pat Quinn is set to visit several Illinois communities that were hit by deadly tornadoes.

03/05/2014

WASHINGTON, IL - NOVEMBER 18: Aerial view of destruction of  the F-4 tornado that struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest sunday and with six people dead in Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Tornado-Damaged Ill. Village Upset Over Aid Denial

Gov. Quinn says he’ll appeal FEMA decision to deny federal relief.

01/11/2014

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FEMA Denies Aid to Local Illinois Governments After November Tornadoes

Governor Quinn says the state will appeal

01/09/2014

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Missouri Sends Help To Colorado

Task Force One will be doing search & rescue missions in flooded areas.

09/15/2013

Satellite images of the impact of the 1993 flood on the Missouri-Mississippi River confluence. (earthobservatory.nasa.gov)

20 Years After The Flood, Chesterfield Valley Isn’t Labeled High-Risk

Federal Emergency Management Agency Insurance Specialist Robert Butler says the higher the levees, the lower the premiums.

07/31/2013

About 2,400 Ameren linemen work to restore power to hundreds of thousands who lost it when tornadoes hit the St. Louis region May 31, 2013.  (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Emergency Management Officials to Survey Damage Today

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and State Emergency Management Agency will assess the extent to which two tornadoes ripped through the area.

06/05/2013

Flooding in Grafton, Illinois April 18, 2013. (Photo credit: Facebook.com)

Federal Aid Available After April Illinois Floods

More than $73 million in federal aid has been approved so far to help Illinois communities hurt by April’s floods.

06/04/2013

The recovery effort in Joplin, Mo., after the 2011 tornado. (Photo: Getty Images)

Missouri Could Be Hit by Disaster Aid Fight

Midwesterners accustomed to generous government aid after ice storms, floods and tornadoes may soon have to look somewhere else for help when disaster strikes.

01/17/2013

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Possible Mississippi River Shutdown Threatens Thousands of Jobs

A nationwide drought, the worst to hit the U.S. in decades, has lowered water levels along the Mississippi River, threatening barge traffic.

11/30/2012

Governor Chris Christie, President Barack Obama and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama And Christie Do The Right Thing Working Together As The Right Continues Attacks

Governor Christie went out of his way to praise the work that the President and his administration are doing, something that he got a lot of credit for…outside of the right-wing blogosphere.

11/01/2012

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