As flooding continues to impact communities across our state, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and Illinois Department of Public Health would like to remind volunteer workers to make safety a priority.
Gov. Bruce Rauner today proclaimed September Preparedness Month in Illinois during closing ceremonies of the 2018 Illinois Emergency Management Agency Training Summit in Springfield, where the governor greeted a crowd of more than 600 first responders and emergency workers.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently named Illinois Emergency Management Agency Deputy Director Joseph Klinger to take the agency’s reins from IEMA Director James Joseph joining the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently announced that Illinois has deployed approximately 150 Army National Guard soldiers to aid in the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, according to a release from the governor’s office.