Illinois Residents Are Encouraged to Take Part in Damage Assessment

Governor .J.B. Pritzger is urging residents to take part in local damage assessments after historic flooding. To be eligible for the program the state has to have at least $19 million worth of damage. Officials with the governor’s office say, emergency managers in each impacted county are collecting all damage information, outlining residential, commercial and governmental expenses to report it to the state via the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. People who have had their homes businesses or roads damaged are urged to contact county emergency management agency immediately. County emergency management offices have to turn in all damage assessment information to the State of Illinois by the end of the day on July 22, 2019.

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