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  1. Article number 1 - Illinois to Seek SBA Disaster Declaration
  2. Article number 2 - Prepare Today for Winter Weather
  3. Article number 3 - STOP The Bleed Kits Distributed to Every Illinois School
  4. Article number 4 - Be Prepared: Radiation Safety
  •  Illinois to Seek SBA Disaster Declaration

    Illinois to Seek SBA Disaster Declaration

    SPRINGFIELD – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today denied the state’s appeal for federal assistance to help residents in 22 counties recover from 2019’s severe storms and historic flooding along the Illinois and Mississippi rivers. In light of these new developments, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency will seek a disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

  •  Prepare Today for Winter Weather

    Prepare Today for Winter Weather

    ​In Illinois, it’s not a question of if, but rather when will snow, ice and sub-zero temperatures occur. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is encouraging people to begin preparing now for extreme cold, snow and ice. 

  •  STOP The Bleed Kits Distributed to Every Illinois School

    STOP The Bleed Kits Distributed to Every Illinois School

    SPRINGFIELD --- The Illinois Terrorism Task Force today announced significant steps to improving trauma management training at schools in Illinois. Following the recommendations of the School Safety Working Group, more than 7,000 STOP the Bleed kits have been distributed to schools in Illinois ahead of the 2019-2020 school year.

  •  Be Prepared: Radiation Safety

    Be Prepared: Radiation Safety

    SPRINGFIELD – While the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is widely recognized for its efforts in emergency preparedness and response to events such as floods, tornadoes and blizzards, the agency also administers more than two dozen nuclear and radiation safety programs that help protect public health and safety and the environment by preventing unnecessary exposure to ionizing radiation, whether naturally-occurring or man-made. 
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