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

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Incident period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 29, 2010


November 12, 2010 - News Release

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Volunteers, faith-based organizations, local, state, and federal officials continue to meet the ongoing needs of the survivors of this summer's severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding. Sixteen long-term recovery committees are active across the state, and more are being organized, according to the Iowa Disaster Human Resource Council (IDHRC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). These local groups may help meet survivors' unmet needs beyond the legal capacity of federal resources after all other available assistance has been exhausted.

November 4, 2010 - News Release

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The deadline for Iowa disaster survivors to register for federal disaster assistance is Nov. 12, 2010, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) announced today. 

November 1, 2010 - News Release

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Boone County will open Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at 9 a.m. to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Iowa’s summer storms and flooding. The DRC will be located at the Luther City Hall, 5 Luther St. Luther, IA  50152. The hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to Noon, on Saturday, until Nov. 9, 2010.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 8,652 $26,438,629.85 $23,938,991.35 $2,499,638.50
Last Updated: Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 01:54 (Updated daily)

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 $49,698,215.75 $10,599,469.10 $36,264,512.15
Last Updated: Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 06:36 (Updated daily)

Related Links


Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Iowa, FEMA-1930-DR (PDF 22KB)
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