Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes (DR-1930)

Incident period: June 1, 2010 to August 31, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 29, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 17, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Just hours after Iowa received a federal disaster declaration for Individual Assistance, housing money was approved for eligible storm survivors as they registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). By the morning of August 18, 2010, $1,410,105.79 was approved to help Iowans begin their recovery from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred beginning June 1.
August 16, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Three additional counties are now eligible for individual federal assistance to help communities recover from recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
August 15, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has amended the July 29 major disaster declaration to include Individual Assistance for Iowa counties struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding beginning on June 1, 2010.
August 14, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Eighteen additional counties are now eligible for federal disaster aid to help them recover from recent severe weather and flooding, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. With the addition, state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in 18 Iowa counties are now eligible for help from FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) program. The newly designated counties are Black Hawk, Boone, Buchanan, Clayton, Delaware, Dickinson, Dubuque, Emmet, Fayette, Guthrie, Jackson, Jasper, Jones, Lucas, Mahaska, Polk, Sioux and Story.
August 13, 2010
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the request of the State of Iowa, is delivering 25 truckloads of water to assist Ames, Iowa residents impacted by the recent flooding.  An additional 14 truckloads will be staged in Iowa for distribution when requested by the state.  Each truckload can supply water to 5,000 people per day. Water was delivered to a central location in Ames this morning, Friday, August, 13, 2010. Local officials will distribute the water at the following locations:
August 12, 2010
News Release
Kansas City, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division offer safety tips to residents returning to check on flood damaged property and information on filing flood insurance claims.

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