Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes (DR-1705)

Incident period: May 5, 2007 to May 7, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 25, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 20, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Disaster assistance of $11.3 million has been approved for Iowa, according to officials with the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Disaster affected Iowa businesses, local governments, families, individuals, and certain non-profits, who suffered damage from the
July 9, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Iowa businesses, local governments, families, individuals, and certain non-profits, who suffered damage from the severe storms of May 5-7, have been approved to receive over $7 million in disaster assistance, including grants from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Recovery Summary as of close of business July 6, 2007:
June 29, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Iowa businesses, local governments, families, individuals, and certain non-profits, who suffered damage from the severe storms of May 5-7, have been approved to receive over $4.5 million in disaster assistance, including grants from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Recovery Summary as of close of business June 28, 2007:
June 29, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Federal and State disaster officials announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration will open Disaster Loan Recovery Centers in Council Bluffs and Missouri Valley to assist residents and business owners in Harrison and Pottawattamie counties which were added to the disaster declaration for severe storms of May 5-7. The SBA Disaster Loan Recovery Centers will be at:
June 27, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Having met the needs of the community, the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Missouri Valley in Harrison County will be closing on June 29th at 6 p.m. The DRC will continue to operate from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until its closure.
June 26, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will visit the new disaster-declared counties of Audubon, Crawford, and Monona Counties, June 28-July 7, according to the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Complete details on visits to these counties are in the schedule below. The centers serve individuals and families affected by severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes that occurred on May 5-7.

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