‘Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today’ is Theme for National Preparedness Month in September
Parents Encouraged to Include Emergency Preparedness in Back-to-School Plans
July 16, 2015 Tornado
June 22 Northern Illinois Tornadoes
Emergency Management Officials Urge Caution When Temperatures Rise
SPRINGFIELD – Since the beginning
of 2015, Illinois residents have endured blizzard conditions, tornadoes,
flooding, windstorms and excessive heat. For some, this weather caused
temporary inconveniences, such as power outages or blocked roads. However,
hundreds of others in Illinois are still working to get their lives back to
normal after storms or flooding damaged or destroyed their homes and personal
SPRINGFIELD – As parents prepare to send their children back to school or college, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies throughout Illinois are encouraging them to include emergency preparedness in their back-to-school plans.
SPRINGFIELD – Governor Rauner this evening activated the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in Springfield to ensure state personnel and equipment are ready to be quickly deployed if needed to help local emergency responders with public safety issues following reports of at least one tornado touchdown in northwest Illinois and the potential for more severe weather.
Check here for updates on the June 22 tornadoes.
SPRINGFIELD – The hottest days of summer are just around the corner, and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies are offering heat safety tips to help people play it safe when temperatures rise.