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

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Sunday, July 13, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Flood victims often die after floodwaters are gone - from using electric generators.  The primary hazards when using a generator are carbon monoxide poisoning from the toxic...
Saturday, July 12, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Joseph Folsom, district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Iowa office, announced today that SBA will open Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) starting...
Saturday, July 12, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowans left homeless by recent storms, tornadoes and floods are moving into manufactured housing provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the...
Saturday, July 12, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Starting Sunday, teams of mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be demonstrating flood- and wind-resistant building techniques and...
Saturday, July 12, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Joseph Folsom, district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Iowa office, announced today that SBA will open Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) on Monday...
Saturday, July 12, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Joseph Folsom, district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Iowa office, announced today that the Charles City Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), located at...
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Three Disaster Recovery Centers will close Friday evening in Chickasaw, Fremont and Johnson counties.  The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and the...
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Six Disaster Recovery Centers will close Saturday evening in Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Butler, Floyd and Linn counties.  The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management...
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opened Thursday, July 10, 2008, in Marshalltown, in Marshall County. The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and the...
Thursday, July 10, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Disaster tax relief may be available to Iowa residents who suffered losses in the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding beginning May 25, according to state and federal officials...
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- More than $153 million in federal assistance has been approved for individuals, businesses and communities in Iowa, according to state and federal recovery officials. As of July...
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- As Iowa flood waters recede, thousands of Iowans face the burden of borrowing money to repair or replace their flood-damaged homes. Many of them could have bought flood insurance...
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) opened Wednesday, July 9, 2008, in Ft. Madison in Lee County and Davenport, in Scott County. The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management...
Tuesday, July 8, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Linn County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Palo is closing permanently at the 7 p.m. close of business today, Tuesday, July 8, 2008. ?The Iowa Homeland Security and...
Tuesday, July 8, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Eight additional counties are now eligible for federal Individual Assistance. All of these counties have previously been approved for Public Assistance so the total number of Iowa...
Tuesday, July 8, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowans have a strong sense of selflessness, according to reports from the nearly 300 community relations specialists of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Many...
Tuesday, July 8, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Here are some key phone numbers Iowans can use to obtain information and disaster assistance. Federal agencies: FEMA Registration 800-621-FEMA (3362) TTY for hearing/speech...
Monday, July 7, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- When floodwaters recede, hazards continue to threaten you and your family. The Iowa Department of Public Health has many helpful tips on its website www.idph.state.ia.us/adper/...
Monday, July 7, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) opened Monday in Chickasaw, Freemont, Harrison and Muscatine counties. The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and...
Monday, July 7, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opened for five days beginning Saturday, July 5, 2008, in Colfax, in Jasper County. The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (...

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