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

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Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Even if you are not a U.S. citizen you may be able to receive disaster assistance, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa...
Friday, July 4, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A Cedar Rapids family moved out of a tent Friday into a manufactured home provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at the request of Iowa's State Housing Task...
Thursday, July 3, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -The stress and disruption caused by natural disaster may affect children more than anyone, according to mental health experts.  Parents should be alert to signs of trouble, and how...
Thursday, July 3, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The long Fourth of July weekend offers an excellent opportunity to take a break from the stress and intense emotions caused by the recent storms, tornadoes and floods. Everyone...
Thursday, July 3, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Disaster victims who lost work because of recent storms and floods, including farmers, farm workers and the self-employed, may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in...
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The hours during which disaster victims can register by phone with the Federal Emergency Management Agency will change starting Thursday night, July 3. The teleregistration line...
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The schedule for operating Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) throughout Iowa during the upcoming July 4 holiday weekend has been announced. The Iowa Homeland Security and...
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Misinformation can be a problem during disasters. Here is the latest collection of rumors to come to the attention of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Iowa Homeland...
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Disasters often leave survivors dazed, confused, hardly knowing which way to turn or what to do. Financial help for a variety of needs may be available from the Federal Emergency...
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- More than $105 million in federal assistance has been approved for individuals, businesses and communities in Iowa, according to state and federal recovery officials. As of July...
Monday, June 30, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- All Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed on July 4. Meanwhile centers were opened at six new sites statewide Monday in these counties: Adams, Cedar, Delaware, Hardin,...
Sunday, June 29, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Communities choked with debris, broken utilities and damaged buildings have begun the long rebuilding process by applying for state and federal assistance. The Public Assistance...
Sunday, June 29, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- As resilient Iowans have shown throughout the tribulations of recent natural disasters, they care not only for themselves but for their neighbors, too. Now, concern for the...
Saturday, June 28, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Six additional counties are now eligible for Individual Assistance and ten additional counties are now eligible for Public Assistance to repair infrastructure, the Iowa Homeland...
Saturday, June 28, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowa residents who suffered losses in the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding beginning May 25 have until Monday, July 28, to register for assistance, according to federal and...
Friday, June 27, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in six Iowa counties will be closed this weekend. Those who suffered storm damage still can register for assistance by calling a toll-free line to...
Friday, June 27, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Federal disaster recovery professionals trained in community outreach are visiting people in all counties where assistance for individuals is authorized by the federal disaster...
Friday, June 27, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- People affected by the Iowa severe storms, tornadoes and flooding may face delays receiving important mail from the Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) because they gave an...
Friday, June 27, 2008 - 00:00
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowa residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began May 25 can get disaster assistance faster by following a few tips. When applying for help, those...
Thursday, June 26, 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 Aurora Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), located at the...

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