4:12 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

State assessing flood damage in Peoria County

IEMA Director Jonathon Monken speaks to reporters before touring flood-damaged homes in Chillicothe.

State and federal damage assessment teams are in Peoria County, surveying properties following last month’s severe flooding.  The assessment process is required for area counties to qualify for federal disaster funding.  Jonathon Monken directs the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.  He says residents affected by the flooding shouldn’t wait to clean up properties or file flood insurance:

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