Flood Resources for Illinois Residents

Recent flooding continues to widely impact communities in the state.

Info from IEMA, Illinois State Police and the Governor's office in a separate post. 

- Red Cross Hotline 1-800 Red-Cross
River Watch - Water Observation
- Local EMA & Red Cross Contacts
- Ready Illinois

Flooding Assistance Process 
Be sure to document the damage caused by flooding and take the following steps:
  1. Contact your homeowner's insurance to determine what if any flood damage is covered.
  2. Contact the local emergency management agency for your community, typically that agency is within county government. Here is a link to some of the local agencies: http://www.state.il.us/iema/disaster/pdf/lepctier2mailingaddresses.pdf
  3. Contact Red Cross for flood clean up kits. Here is a list of Red Cross sites: