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July 29, 2004
News Release
DES MOINES, Iowa -- For 13 Iowa counties Aug. 5 is the last day to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance. The counties are Appanoose, Davis, Des Moines, Hamilton, Henry, Louisa, Lucas, Monroe, Muscatine, Scott, Wapello, Washington and Wayne. The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HLSEM) explained that the assistance is for people who lost work due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred in Iowa between May 19 and June 24.
July 27, 2004
News Release
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Following the July 26 deadline to apply for federal disaster aid in connection with President Bush’s May 25 disaster declaration, officials report 4,813 individuals registered through FEMA’s toll-free number. Aid approved for individuals, families and businesses in Iowa has reached more than $11 million, while nearly $2 million has been obligated for improvements to infrastructure. The aid is provided to help Iowans recover from losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding between May 19 and June 24, according to the U.S.
July 19, 2004
News Release
DES MOINES - With the deadline just one week away, officials urge Iowans who suffered losses due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding between May 19 and June 24 to apply for assistance soon if they have not already done so. According to the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HLSEM), the deadline for applying for aid under President Bush's disaster declaration is Monday July 26.
July 15, 2004
News Release
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Officials today announced new hours for two disaster-assistance telephone numbers. In addition, the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HLSEM) urged Iowans who suffered losses due to recent severe storms, tornadoes or flooding to apply for aid before the July 26 deadline.
July 14, 2004
News Release
DES MOINES, Iowa -- For four Iowa counties – Carroll, Fremont, Mills and Page -- Wednesday July 21 is the last day to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance. The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HLSEM) explained that the assistance is for people who are out of work due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred in Iowa between May 19 and June 24.
July 13, 2004
News Release
DES MOINES, Iowa -- With the July 26 application deadline less than two weeks away, officials report that aid approved in connection with the May 25 Presidential disaster declaration for Iowa has reached almost $11 million. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HLSEM), the funds are offered as grants and low-interest disaster loans for losses due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding between May 19 and June 24.
July 12, 2004
News Release
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Officials urge Iowans who suffered losses due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding between May 19 and June 24 to apply for assistance soon if they have not already done so. According to the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HLSEM), the deadline for applying for aid under President Bush’s disaster declaration is Monday July 26.
July 7, 2004
News Release
DES MOINES - Iowans who have applied for disaster assistance may be contacted and visited by a damage inspector, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HLSEM). "The inspections help us verify the damages, which allows us to help applicants get the most assistance they're eligible for in the quickest and most efficient way possible," said Thomas J. Costello, Federal Coordinating Officer.
July 6, 2004
News Release
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowans who experienced losses due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding between May 19 and June 24 may register for assistance with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency. The first step is to call FEMA at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) (or TTY 1-800-462-7585) between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., CDT, Monday through Saturday. The registration deadline is July 26.

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