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

June 25, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Only one month remains until the July 24th deadline for Iowa residents and business owners in the 15 disaster-declared counties, who sustained damage during the storms of May 5-7, to register for disaster assistance, according to the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
June 22, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that Audubon, Crawford, and Monona counties, previously declared for Public Assistance under the Presidential Declaration for May 5-7 storms, are now eligible for Individual Assistance.
June 22, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Families and individuals who suffered damage from severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes May 5-7 have been approved to receive more than $3.9 million in disaster assistance, including grants from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA). Recovery Summary as of close of business June 21, 2007:
June 21, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Severe storms and flooding of May 5-7 affected many people in Pottawattamie County. The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced that the mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be in Council Bluffs on Monday, June 25th to assist people who received damage from the storms. The mobile DRC will be there for one day only.
June 20, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Atlantic in Cass County will be closing on June 22nd at 6 p.m. The DRC will continue to operate from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until its closure. The DRC, at the Jack & Jill Preschool, 1100 Maple St. in Atlantic, is staffed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) to provide information to Iowans affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding.
June 19, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Severe storms and flooding of May 5-7 affected many people in Shelby County. The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced that the mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be in Shelby County on Tuesday, June 26th and Wednesday, June 27th to assist people who received damage from the storms.

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