Iowa Severe Storms & Flooding (DR-1367)

Incident period: April 8, 2001 to May 29, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 2, 2001

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 10, 2001
News Release
Davenport, IA -- If you suffered damages from the recent severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding and were insured, you may still be eligible for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
May 10, 2001
News Release
Davenport, IA -- State and Federal officials have established a joint federal/state Mobile Disaster Recovery Center. The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will visit the following counties on the dates indicated: Monday, May 14, 2001 (One Day Only) Clinton County City Hall (City Council Chambers) 917 Third Street Camanche, Iowa Tuesday, May 15, 2001 (One Day Only) Jackson County City Hall 411 Broad Street Sabula, Iowa The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center operating hours will be from 7:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.
May 9, 2001
News Release
Davenport, IA -- The State of Iowa and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Guttenberg on Friday, May 11, to help individuals and businesses affected by recent storms, tornadoes, and flooding. The Disaster Recovery Center will be located at: Producers Financial Services (Next to Library) 102 Schiller Street Guttenberg, Iowa 52052
May 8, 2001
News Release
Davenport, IA -- The State of Iowa and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Davenport on Thursday, May 10, to help individuals and businesses affected by recent storms and flooding. The Disaster Recovery Center will be located at: Formerly Miller Brothers Monuments Company 901 E. Kimberly Road, Unit 25 Davenport, Iowa
May 2, 2001
News Release
Kansas City, MO -- Following the President's action, Allbaugh designated 13 counties eligible for aid to stricken residents and business owners as a result of flooding along the Mississippi River and severe storms and tornadoes. The counties include Allamakee, Buchanan, Clayton, Clinton, Des Moines, Dubuque, Jackson, Lee, Louisa, Muscatine, Ringgold, Scott, and Wapello. Additionally, Clayton, Jackson, Lee, Louisa, Ringgold and Scott Counties are eligible for assistance for emergency measures and debris removal.
May 2, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Iowa to help families and businesses recover from the effects of floods and other extreme weather that began early last month. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said President Bush authorized the assistance under a major disaster declaration issued for the state this afternoon. The declaration covers damage to private property from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding starting April 8.

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