Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff Leo J. Hefel
330 N. Bench Street
Galena, IL 61036
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 14, 2010
Jo Daviess County Emergency Management announces that as of September 13,
2010, Illinois residents affected by recent flooding can register in Dubuque, Iowa,
for individual assistance. The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Dubuque is
Emergency Training Center
14928 Public Safety Way
Dubuque, Iowa 52002
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
At the DRC visitors may also:
Get help completing applications for federal low-interest disaster loans from
the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for homeowners, renters,
businesses of all sizes, and private non-profit organizations.
Inquire about the status of applications for Federal assistance.
Obtain referrals to voluntary organizations that may help with immediate
Learn cost-effective mitigation measures to reduce the impact of future
Applicants with damage from the disaster may register for assistance online at
www.disasterassistance.gov or by calling toll-free, 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY
800-462-7585 for the hear- or speech-impaired. The numbers are available seven
days a week, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time, until further notice.