LaSalle County http://wuis.org en Want FEMA Aid? Even If "Home Is Totally Destroyed" Governor Tells Victims To Document http://wuis.org/post/want-fema-aid-even-if-home-totally-destroyed-governor-tells-victims-document <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>State officials say victims of yesterday's (Nov. 17) storms should take extra care in documenting their material losses. Illinois learned the hard way why that can be important.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">About two years ago, seven people died in the tornadoes that rocked Harrisburg, in deep southern Illinois. And yet the state was denied a request for federal assistance. That meant home and business owners could not get federal loans, grants and other aide.</span></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:50:07 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 13304 at http://wuis.org Want FEMA Aid? Even If "Home Is Totally Destroyed" Governor Tells Victims To Document