News Releases for Iowa Flooding (DR-1998)

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Monday, December 19, 2011 - 00:00
Kansas City, Mo. -- Iowans in five western counties impacted by severe flooding from May 25 to August 1, 2011 will have two more weeks to register for disaster assistance, state and federal recovery...
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 00:00
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- After a disaster, contractors play a major role in rebuilding an affected community. They can also give the local economy a major boost as they construct new homes and...
Friday, November 18, 2011 - 00:00
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA, -- Disaster survivors, after registering for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), sometimes receive a FEMA denial letter in the mail...
Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 00:00
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- In the wake of a flood, information becomes as important as food and water to disaster survivors, as well as aid needed to recover. That’s why the Federal Emergency...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 00:00
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- Children can be particularly vulnerable to the stressful effects of a disaster. Parents, teachers and caregivers need to be alert to signs. For children ages 5 or younger,...
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 00:00
WEST DES MOINES IOWA -- Fremont County’s Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), located at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), 2014 290th Avenue in Sidney, will close for good at 12 noon on Thursday,...
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 00:00
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- After a disaster, those impacted may become eligible for federal and state help. Residents and business owners in Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona and Pottawattamie counties...
Monday, November 14, 2011 - 00:00
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) have made...
Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 00:00
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA. -- Flood survivors in the five federally-declared disaster counties adjacent to the Missouri River may receive free disaster-related legal advice from an attorney, by calling...
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 00:00
West Des Moines, Ia. – Seniors and people with disabilities affected by the flooding in Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona and Pottawattamie counties may need an extra hand when applying for disaster...
Monday, November 7, 2011 - 00:00
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- Recipients of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance grants do not pay additional taxes, lose their Social Security or disability benefits, or face a...
Monday, November 7, 2011 - 00:00
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- State and federal officials have an important message for homeowners, renters, business owners, and private nonprofits in the five counties (Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona...
Monday, November 7, 2011 - 00:00
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Community Relations (CR) specialists, in partnership with the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD),...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 00:00
West Des Moines, Iowa -- New hours of operation begin on Monday, November 7th at the three Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Iowa Homeland Security Emergency Management Division (HSEMD...
Monday, June 27, 2011 - 00:00
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Iowa to supplement state and local...
Monday, June 27, 2011 - 00:00
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Iowa. Assistance for the...
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