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

May 30, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division and The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) on Friday, June 1, for residents who suffered damage from the May 5 -7 severe storms, floods, and tornadoes. The DRCs are at the following locations: Missouri Valley High School, Room 326, 321 East Erie Street Missouri Valley, IA 51555
May 29, 2007
News Release
URBANDALE, Iowa -- Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and the U.S Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continue to encourage residents affected by the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes from May 5 -7, 2007 to apply for federal and state disaster assistance. On May 25, the President declared that individuals living in Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Ida, Mills, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, Shelby, Taylor and Union counties are eligible for federal disaster aid.
May 25, 2007
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration for Iowa. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
May 25, 2007
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Iowa to help people and communities recover from the effects of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes during the period of May 5-7, 2007.

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