IEMA http://wkms.org en FEMA Denies Public Assistance For Tornado-Ravaged Counties http://wkms.org/post/fema-denies-public-assistance-tornado-ravaged-counties <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied an aid request from local Illinois governments impacted by the tornadoes that swept across the state late last year. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:15:08 +0000 Rob Canning 37925 at http://wkms.org FEMA Denies Public Assistance For Tornado-Ravaged Counties IEMA: New mobile website available in emergencies http://wkms.org/post/iema-new-mobile-website-available-emergencies <p>Illinoisans can now use their smartphones or tablets to get information on emergency preparedness or where to get help in a disaster.&nbsp; The Illinois Emergency Management Agency says it’s activated a <a href="http://m.ready.illinois.gov/">new mobile version</a> of its Ready Illinois website. The site has information about disasters, hazards, preparedness and recovery.&nbsp; Jonathon Monken is IEMA director. He says the mobile website will be particularly helpful during disasters. He says it will allow people to get real-time updates about road closures, shelters and other critical information.&nbsp; Thu, 11 Jul 2013 12:48:21 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 32974 at http://wkms.org IEMA: New mobile website available in emergencies