NEG Disaster Project


As a result of severe storms and flooding across Illinois in late April and early May 2013, FEMA declared 40 counties Public Assistance disaster areas, allowing local governments to receive assistance with clean-up efforts. The Department of ​Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) was recently awarded up to $2 million in grant funds by the U.S. Department of Labor to assist local governments by providing temporary workers to help return communities to pre-disaster condition.

There are job openings now for eligible workers! Use our website to learn about the program, review eligibility, and find a location to apply.

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Illinois State SealGet information regarding the 15 counties declared state disaster areas after the November 17, 2013 violent storms and tornadoes.