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August 12, 2002
News Release
Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- Iowa disaster victims who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only one more week to apply. Monday, August 19, 2002 is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
August 5, 2002
News Release
Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- Iowa disaster victims who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have two more weeks to apply. Monday, August 19, 2002 is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
July 31, 2002
News Release
Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- Eastern Iowa farmers, migrant workers, and others who lost work during the recent flooding may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance. Wednesday, August 7, is the deadline for residents of Des Moines, Lee, Louisa, and Henry counties to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
July 25, 2002
News Release
Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- Eastern Iowa farmers, migrant workers, and others who lost work during the recent flooding may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance. Wednesday, August 7, is the deadline for residents of Des Moines, Lee, Louisa, and Henry counties to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
July 22, 2002
News Release
Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- Eastern Iowa farmers, migrant workers, and others who lost work during the recent flooding may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance. Monday, July 29, is the deadline for residents of Allamakee, Benton, Buchanan, Cedar, Clayton, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Iowa, Jackson, Johnson, Jones, Linn, Muscatine, Scott, and Winneshiek counties to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
July 18, 2002
News Release
Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced new hours for its toll-free registration line. Beginning Monday, July 22, hours will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, CDT until further notice. The number is 800-621-FEMA (3362). People with hearing or speech impairments may call TTY 800-462-7585. The toll-free registration line is provided for residents and business owners who sustained damage during the flooding from June 3 to June 25 to apply for disaster assistance.
July 15, 2002
News Release
Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- State and federal officials have announced the deadlines for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for people who are out of work due to the floods that affected eastern Iowa counties from June 3 to June 25, 2002.
July 11, 2002
News Release
Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Emergency Management Division (IEMD) announce media contact changes. "The media are an integral part of the recovery process," Federal Coordinating Officer Pete Martinasco stated. "Public Affairs officers will continue to be available to help you with facts about recovery programs and any other assistance you may need in providing information to the public about these programs." New Media Contacts:
July 10, 2002
News Release
Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- If you were adversely affected by the June floods and wish to meet with Recovery Specialists to discuss assistance, there are only a few days left to visit a Disaster Recovery Center. State and federal officials have announced that all five Disaster Recovery Centers will close at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13.
July 9, 2002
News Release
Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- Iowans in the 21 disaster-declared counties who have lost their jobs or suffered a loss of income because of the June floods may be eligible for a special federal/state disaster unemployment compensation program. Steve Zimmerman, state coordinating officer for the Iowa Emergency Management Division, said Iowans may qualify for disaster unemployment compensation if they are:

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