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

September 29, 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. 
September 29, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open in Wapello County Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 at 9 a.m. to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by Iowa's recent storms and flooding. The DRC will be located at the Bridge View Center, 102 Church St., Ottumwa, IA 52501. The hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday until further notice.
September 28, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – As a result of the unanimous vote by the Delaware County Board of Supervisors to apply for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), additional disaster assistance could be available to registered households residing in unincorporated Delaware County.
September 27, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The federal/state disaster recovery centers in Wright and Dubuque counties will transition to Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOC) later this week. The DLOCs are operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Joseph Folsom, district director of the SBA’s Iowa district office announced:
September 27, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division have been made aware that fraudulent text messages have been sent to disaster survivors in neighboring states. The reported text message tells recipients they have a message waiting from FEMA and instructs them to push the star button on their cell phone to obtain information about their federal disaster assistance. A subscription of $9.99 per month is then charged to the owner of the cell phone if the star button is pushed.
September 24, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Hours at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) across Iowa will change Monday, Sept. 27, the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. To date, 3,128 survivors of the June 1 to Aug. 31, 2010 severe storms, flooding and tornados have been served at DRCs across the state. Until further notice, new DRC hours will be:

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Iowa, FEMA-1930-DR (PDF 22KB)
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