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Flood Victims

Thousands of people whose homes or businesses were damaged by flooding in April and May line up in the Roseland neighborhood to apply for state aid on June 21, 2013, the deadline to apply for flood relief funds. (Credit: CBS)

Thousands Line Up To Meet Deadline For State Flood Assistance

On Friday, thousands of Chicago area residents were lining up at social service centers, waiting for a chance to get help from the state to pay for flood relief from the April and May storms.

06/21/2013

A worker removes damaged drywall from a flood-damaged home in Lombard on April 24, 2013, nearly a week after widespread flooding in the Chicago area from heavy rains. (Credit: CBS)

Cleanup Costs Can Pile Up For Flood Victims With Worst Damage

Nearly a week after widespread flooding damaged thousands of homes and businesses in the Chicago area, the exhausting and costly cleanup process continued for many flood victims on Wednesday.

CBS 2–04/24/2013

Flood waters poured into many homes in north suburban Northfield. (Courtesy: Brian Bell)

American Red Cross Distributing Cleanup Kits For Flood Victims

The American Red Cross has opened 12 sites in eight counties to distribute 5,000 cleanup kits to people with water damage from the recent flooding.

04/24/2013

Todd Stroger

Party Cost $79K Meant For Flood Repair

Documents show the Todd Stroger administration threw a zoo party for families affected by flooding. It cost nearly $79,000 in federal grant money meant to restore flood-damaged homes.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2010