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Iowa Severe Winter Storms (DR-1880)

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Incident period: January 19, 2010 to January 26, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 02, 2010


March 2, 2010 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Iowa to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms during the period of January 19-26, 2010

March 2, 2010 - News Release

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Iowa. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:  Payment of not less than 75 percent of the eligible costs for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe winter storms. (Source: FEMA funded, state administered.) How to Apply for Assistance: 

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $87,746,173.29 $5,984,834.17 $76,967,174.41
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:46 (Updated daily)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Iowa, FEMA-1880-DR (PDF 20KB)