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 10, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- State and federal officials have announced the opening of three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Blackhawk, Dubuque, and Marion counties on Monday, Sept. 13, at 9 a.m. Locations: Blackhawk County1407 Independence Ave.Waterloo, Iowa 50703 Dubuque CountyEmergency Training Center14928 Public Safety WayDubuque, IA  52002 Marion County2003 N. Lincoln Ave. Knoxville, Iowa 50138
September 10, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Individuals and families recovering from the severe storms and flooding that occurred between June 1 and August 31, 2010, have access to a number of local and state resources that will help them get back on their feet. Iowans experiencing emotional and financial stress are urged to call Iowa State University Extension’s Iowa Concern Hotline at (800)447-1985. In addition to counseling services, the hotline also offers other services, including:
September 9, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- State and federal officials have announced the Hamilton County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at 500 Fairmeadow Drive in Webster City will close at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18.  After Sept.18, those affected by the disaster, including Hamilton county residents, may visit any DRC at the following locations until further notice:  
September 7, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- If the recent severe storms and flooding left you entangled in a legal issue, free Disaster Legal Services may be able to help.
September 7, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowans affected by the storms beginning June 1, who have already registered for assistance with local, county, state or voluntary agencies are reminded that they must register with FEMA to be considered for federal assistance. Registering with FEMA is a required step in the process, whether the loss is large or small, and whether or not an individual anticipates federal assistance. “The sooner people register, the sooner we will be able to help those eligible,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Dennis Moffett.
September 4, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Story County will open Tuesday, September 7, 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 1615 Golden Aspen Drive, Suite 108, Ames, IA, 50010. The hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday until further notice.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Iowa, FEMA-1930-DR (PDF 22KB)
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