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January 19, 2010
Des Moines, Iowa -- After watching the town he lives in get inundated with flood waters in the historic Iowa floods of 2008, Tom Watson of Palo, Iowa knows that you can’t stop the water from flowing...
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January 14, 2010
Des Moines, Iowa -- Frank Stephen was going to take life a little more easily in 2009. He was going to retire after owning and operating Dostal Catering Service in Cedar Rapids for the last 20 years...
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December 21, 2009
Des Moines, Iowa -- In the 18 months since a tornado leveled parts of Parkersburg and New Hartford, and floods covered much of Iowa, more than $1.27 billion has been approved for response and...
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November 19, 2009
DES MOINES, Iowa -- One resident of Des Moines spent last Thanksgiving huddled in his living room, the only part of his house still livable after the 2008 floods. He’ll spend this Thanksgiving in his...
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October 23, 2009
Des Moines, Iowa -- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that the Direct Housing Assistance program, which was slated to end on November 27, has been extended for a...
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October 22, 2009
Des Moines, Iowa -- More Iowans displaced from their homes because of the floods of 2008 are moving out of FEMA-supplied temporary housing units and into a permanent residence. As of October 21, 124...
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October 2, 2009
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) will open an Iowa Recovery Center satellite office in Iowa...
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October 2, 2009
Des Moines, Iowa -- Flood insurance specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will make a presentation and take questions on the...
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September 3, 2009
Des Moines, Iowa -- The State of Iowa and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the City of Cedar Rapids will have the option to replace the Central Fire Station. The...
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September 1, 2009
Des Moines, Iowa -- The State of Iowa and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Joint Field Office in Urbandale became the Iowa Recovery Center (IRC) Monday, August 31. What does that mean for...
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