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A boy looks at the debris of destroyed houses in Tacloban, on the eastern island of Leyte on November 12, 2013, after Super Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful storm in the world this year, hit the Philippines on November 8. (Photo credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Locals Generate Truckloads For Typhoon Relief, But Cargo Plane Is A No-Show

A cargo plane that had been pledged by an unnamed philanthropist to take the goods to the Philippines has not yet materialized. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.

11/14/2013

Extensive damage after an EF-4 tornado hit Harrisburg, Ill. (Credit: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Congressman: FEMA ‘Got Everything Wrong’ In Denying Tornado Aid

A downstate congressman says the federal government “got everything wrong” by denying benefits to tornado-ravaged Harrisburg and surrounding areas.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

Extensive damage after an EF-4 tornado hit Harrisburg, Ill. (Credit: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Quinn, Senators Furious After FEMA Denies Tornado Aid

Both U.S. Senators from Illinois, and Gov. Pat Quinn, are unhappy with the decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deny disaster aid to Southern Illinois counties ravaged by tornadoes.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

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Deadline Extended For Disaster Relief

The deadline for Illinois residents to apply for federal disaster assistance from summer flooding has been extended to Nov. 17 due to the large number of applicants.

10/25/2010