News Releases for Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1763)

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Thursday, August 21, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Winnebago County can now be counted among the 84 Iowa counties eligible for Public Assistance according to the Rebuild Iowa Office (RIO) and the Federal Emergency Management...
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will open a Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Waterloo in Black Hawk County Saturday, following Friday's closing of the Disaster...
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The state of Iowa, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that more than 1,500 swine carcasses...
Monday, August 18, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Levee sponsors and owners who would like help decreasing their flood risk can receive assistance from the newly-formed Interagency Levee Work Group (ILWG). The ILWG is operating...
Friday, August 15, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowa residents in Adair, Audubon, Cass, Grundy, Guthrie, Henry and Winnebago counties affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding between May 25 and Aug.13 are now...
Friday, August 15, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A key goal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is to help disaster victims in counties receiving a presidential disaster declaration get into livable homes and begin...
Friday, August 15, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Flood and tornado damage will heighten first-day-of-school anxieties for some in Iowa this year. A former principal from Grand Forks, N.D., offers a few words of advice - and...
Friday, August 15, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Disaster victims who lost work because of recent storms, tornadoes and floods, including farmers, farm workers and the self-employed, may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment...
Thursday, August 14, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Tribal Chairman Adrian Pushetonequa of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa and Bill Vogel, federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Disaster victims who lost work because of recent storms, tornadoes and floods, including farmers, farm workers and the self-employed, may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment...
Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Business owners affected by the recent disaster may be unclear about the aid available, disaster officials said today. By protecting themselves financially by purchasing coverage...
Monday, August 11, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Claims by consultants that their costs will be paid for by the Federal Emergency Management Agency should be viewed with caution, FEMA and Iowa disaster officials said today. "In...
Saturday, August 9, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowa Governor Chet Culver and the Federal Emergency Management Agency today announced a decision to allow the purchase of qualified "off-the lot" three-bedroom mobile homes. This...
Friday, August 8, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Gov. Chet Culver and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) will receive $3.3...
Friday, August 8, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Four additional counties are now eligible for Individual Assistance and two additional counties are now eligible for Public Assistance to repair infrastructure, the Rebuild Iowa...
Friday, August 8, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Today, Gov. Chet Culver and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that the city of Cedar Rapids will receive more than $1.1 million for removal of debris...
Friday, August 8, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Churches may be eligible for disaster assistance from a variety of sources including state and federal grants and low-interest loans as well as private donations. Any church set...
Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- As an Iowan rebuilding your life washed away by recent floods, you may need to replace lost identification cards and records of your finances. If your personal financial documents...
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Hazard mitigation and community relations teams with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be available at the Iowa State Fair to assist citizens who sustained...
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowans with flood or tornado damage are urged to complete a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application to ensure they avail themselves of the full range of disaster...

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