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Outdoor Warning Sirens

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to Vermilion County municipalities for the activation of community outdoor warning systems. This guidance is not a policy statement, but is presented to serve as a foundation on which a common approach can be used to provide warning of impending danger to county residents.

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EMA

Tornado Watches vs Warnings

What is the difference between a Tornado Watch and a Tornado Warning issued by the National Weather Service?

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EMA

Most Homeowners Insurance Does Not Cover Flooding

Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States, affecting every region and state. Floods cause physical and emotional anguish, as well as financial devistation. In fact, just one inch of water in an average home can cause more than $25,000 in damage.

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COVID-19

Gov. JB Pritzker issued a disaster proclamation for COVID-19

Gov. JB Pritzker issued a disaster proclamation Monday after four more people tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the state’s total cases to 11.

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