Residents are now eligible for disaster loans through the US Small Business Administrations.
There are different types of loans up to 200,000 is available to repair damaged real estate and up to 40,000 for damaged property.
We have till the end of October to apply to Fema for help.
When a storms coming or a disaster hits there's little time to prepare for the worst, now the states got a new website where helps just a click away.
The new ready Illinois" website (www.Ready.Illinois.Gov) offers info on steps we can take to prepare for emergencies, what to do once a disaster has occurred and tips for recovery.
The site will also provide information during a disaster situation like where shelters have been set up and which roads are closed.