flood insurance http://tspr.org en The Red Cross Flood App http://tspr.org/post/red-cross-flood-app <p>Just in time for spring, the<a href="http://www.redcross.org/" target="_blank"> American Red Cross</a> has created something new to help when disaster strikes. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:12:03 +0000 Raymond Simms 50736 at http://tspr.org The Red Cross Flood App FEMA in Region to Help Flood Victims http://tspr.org/post/fema-region-help-flood-victims <p>The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has disaster survivor assistance crews available in Macomb and Mason County this week to help flood victims register for federal assistance. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 19:29:40 +0000 Chris Lovingood 35119 at http://tspr.org FEMA in Region to Help Flood Victims Flash Flooding in Western Illinois http://tspr.org/post/flash-flooding-western-illinois <p>Security cameras at Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg captured video of flood waters bursting through the front doors during Tuesday night’s heavy downpour. Wed, 29 May 2013 15:02:37 +0000 Rich Egger 34614 at http://tspr.org Flash Flooding in Western Illinois Expanded Flood Plain Includes Additional Carthage Properties http://tspr.org/post/expanded-flood-plain-includes-additional-carthage-properties <p>Some Carthage residents find their properties are now included in a flood plain. The classification means they might have to buy flood insurance, particularly if they choose to sell their properties.<br><br>Mayor Jim Nightingale says the the city is questioning whether all 60 of those properties are really in danger of flooding.<br><br>He says, “There's a few, possibly, could be removed out of it (the flood plain) and save on their insurance. So that's what we're trying to do is help some of the people.”</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 20:39:08 +0000 James Lenz 21480 at http://tspr.org Expanded Flood Plain Includes Additional Carthage Properties