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

October 8, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa –The Marion County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at 2003 N. Lincoln St., in Knoxville will end operations at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010, according to state and federal officials. The 60-day period in which to register for disaster assistance ends Oct. 13. Those who have registered, but still have questions can call the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Helpline or visit any DRC that is still open.
October 8, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Disaster survivors working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will find there are a number of communication tools available to help them on the road to recovery. “Iowans having to rebuild after this summer’s severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes have a big challenge ahead of them,” said FEMA’s Tom Hall, federal coordinating officer. “We don’t want the disaster assistance process to become a part of those challenges.”
October 7, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The joint state/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) located throughout Iowa will be open on the Columbus Day holiday, Monday, Oct. 11, to serve those affected by the summer’s severe storms and flooding. In fact, officials in charge of recovery operations think this is a good day for anyone looking for disaster assistance information to call the toll-free registration number, 800-621-FEMA (3362); for the speech- or hearing-impaired, 800-462-7585 (TTY). Fewer calls are expected because of the holiday.
October 6, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The deadline for Iowa disaster survivors to register for federal disaster assistance is Oct. 13, 2010, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) announced today. 
October 6, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Cherokee and Wright counties will close for the Columbus Day Holiday, Monday, Oct. 11, re-opening the following day. Currently staffed by experts from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the centers were opened to assist homeowners, renters, and businesses of all sizes affected by the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes this summer. The centers and hours are
October 6, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) announce that the Fayette County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at 200 West Charles St. in Oelwein will end operations at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 2010.

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How to Apply for Assistance

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» Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) / 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)

» What is Disaster Assistance
» Individual Assistance
» Hazard Mitigation

 

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Iowa, FEMA-1930-DR (PDF 22KB)
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