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IEMA Offering Potassium Iodide to Residents Within 10 Miles of Nuclear Power Plants
Family Preparedness Plans Must Include Pets
IEMA Receives $1.2 Million Federal Grant for Complex Coordinated Terrorism Attacks
Emergency Management Officials Urge Caution When Temperatures Rise
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) today announced plans to once again offer free Potassium Iodide (KI) pills to residents living within a 10-mile radius of the state’s six operating nuclear power plants. More than 60,000 homes within the Emergency Planning Zones (EPZs) of each plant are eligible for the pills.
SPRINGFIELD – Pets are cherished family members in many Illinois homes, so it’s important for pet owners to have plans to keep their pets safe during and after emergencies. Throughout National Pet Preparedness Month in June, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies will provide tips and information on pet emergency preparedness.
SPRINGFIELD – A federal grant totaling $1,214,024 announced today will enable the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) to coordinate planning, training and exercises that will enhance state and local government capability to prepare for, prevent and respond to complex coordinated terrorist attacks (CCTA).
SPRINGFIELD – Each year in the U.S., an average of 37 children die from heatstroke after being left in locked cars. So far in 2017, 14 child fatalities have occurred. With the hottest days of summer just around the corner, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and county and municipal emergency management agencies are urging parents to take steps to ensure their children aren’t locked in a hot car.