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 25, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Survivors recovering from the severe storms and flooding that began in June are urged to beware of scam artists that prey on others’ misfortunes, cautioned state and federal officials. "Unfortunately, some people take advantage of others when they are at their most vulnerable,” said FEMA Coordinating Officer Tom Hall. “We remind residents to be especially careful."
August 23, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Federal disaster assistance is being made available to seven additional Iowa counties that suffered damages during the severe storms and flooding that began June 1. They join the list of 50 counties that are receiving assistance as a result of a presidential disaster declaration signed July 29.
August 23, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The first Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Iowa is opening in Des Moines on Tuesday, August 24, 2010, to help people affected by the storms and flooding that struck the state starting June 1. Additional sites will be opened in counties covered by the recent disaster declaration as locations are finalized. DRCs are operated jointly by the Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
August 20, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have disaster assistance programs that may help residents and communities recover from the recent severe storms, tornados and flooding in Iowa. Individual Assistance
August 20, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa --  Iowans who live or work in Black Hawk, Cherokee, Clayton, Decatur, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Franklin, Hamilton, Howard, Humboldt, Ida, Jackson, Jasper, Jones, Kossuth, Lee, Lucas, Lyon, Mahaska, Marion, O'Brien, Osceola, Polk, Ringgold, Sioux, Story, Taylor, Union, Warren, Webster, and Wright counties may be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits under the federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance program.
August 19, 2010
News Release
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- If you have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) because your home was damaged by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding, that have occurred since June 1, the next step in the process is to have your home inspected, according to state and federal disaster officials.

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How to Apply for Assistance

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

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Iowa, FEMA-1930-DR (PDF 22KB)
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