News Releases for Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1282)

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Friday, July 30, 1999 - 00:00
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal disaster recovery officials are advising Iowa residents who have disaster-related damage to be extremely careful when hiring contractors to clean-up and repair...
Thursday, July 29, 1999 - 00:00
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Farmers, ranchers, and agricultural producers who sustained damage to their homes during the July storms and flooding may be eligible for individual disaster assistance,...
Thursday, July 29, 1999 - 00:00
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A week after President Clinton issued a disaster declaration for flood-ravaged Iowa counties damage inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are in the...
Wednesday, July 28, 1999 - 00:00
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Emergency management officials are urging Iowa residents with basements flooded by the recent storms to use caution when pumping out. Removing all of the water at once may cause...
Wednesday, July 28, 1999 - 00:00
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- To further help individuals and businesses affected by recent storms and flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Iowa will open three Disaster...
Wednesday, July 28, 1999 - 00:00
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Public health officials urge residents of Iowa counties affected by the recent severe storms and flooding, who rely on private wells to have their water system inspected and...
Tuesday, July 27, 1999 - 00:00
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Residents of Black Hawk, Butler, and Jones counties who applied for disaster assistance following the tornadoes, storms and floods in May must re-apply if they sustained damage...
Tuesday, July 27, 1999 - 00:00
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Today, Bremer, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Floyd, and Worth counties were added to President Clinton's July 22 disaster declaration for Iowa. This brings the number of Iowa counties...
Monday, July 26, 1999 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Flooding continues to plague Iowa residents in Buchanan County along low-lying areas as rivers there rise above flood stage. The American Red Cross continues to operate one...
Sunday, July 25, 1999 - 00:00
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Disaster officials of both Iowa Emergency Management Division (IEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge owners of flood-damaged property not to delay...
Sunday, July 25, 1999 - 00:00
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Where do you go from here-now that the storms have subsided and the flood waters are receding? One of the first steps in the recovery process should be a call to the Federal...
Friday, July 23, 1999 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Iowa state officials report flooding continues along the Cedar and Shell Rock Rivers. There has been one death associated with the flooding. The Iowa Emergency Operations Center...
Thursday, July 22, 1999 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for flood victims in four Iowa counties under a major...

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