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Be sure to include your child's favorite stuffed animals, board games, books or CD player and CDs in your emergency supply kit.

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Contact Information

Homeland Security Advisor
Department of Homeland Security
207 State House
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 524-1486

Local Information

IEMA/Illinois Terrorism Task Force
2200 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield , IL 62703
(217) 782-2700

Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Illinois Terrorism Task Force
2200 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield , IL 62703
(217) 557-4757

Cook County
Office of Grant Management
69 W. Washington, Suite 2610
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 603-1136

City of Chicago
Office of Emergency Management and Communications
1411 West Madison Street, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60607
Alert Chicago
(312) 746-9464

Citizen Corps

Get Involved in Preparing your Community. Citizen Corps, Homeland Security's grassroots effort, localizes preparedness messages and provides opportunities for citizens to get emergency response training; participate in community exercises; and volunteer to support local first responders. To learn more and to get involved, contact your nearest Citizen Corps Council by visiting

Illinois Citizen Corps Council
2200 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 558-1334

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