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 18, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Many Fremont County residents were affected by the severe storms and flooding of May 5-7. To assist people who received damage from the storms, 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 return to Fremont County on Friday, June 22nd and Saturday, June 23rd.
June 16, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Atlantic and Missouri Valley will have new hours beginning Wednesday, June 20th.  Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) representatives will be available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to assist those who suffered damage from the May 5 -7 severe storms, floods, and tornadoes.
June 15, 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 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 14, 2007:
June 13, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Many Iowans residing in Dallas County were affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred May 5-7. To assist people who received damage from the storms, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) are sending a mobile disaster recovery center (DRC) to Dallas County on Wednesday, June 20 and Thursday, June 21. The mobile DRC will be at the fire station in Perry on Wednesday, June 20 and Thursday, June 21. The hours of operation are from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 13, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Many Iowans residing in Fremont County were affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred May 5-7. To better assist people who received damage from the storms, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) have changed locations of the mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) from Sidney, Iowa to the City of Farragut in Fremont County on Thursday, June 14th and Friday, June 15th.
June 11, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- In the aftermath of the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes that struck Iowa, people who seek state or federal disaster assistance may find that they have also been issued a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application. These forms are sent to all applicants (both individuals and business owners) who may qualify for a loan. This form must be completed and returned before any further assistance can be considered.

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