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August 13, 2009
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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August 13, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the State...
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July 22, 2009
Des Moines, Iowa -- Every year, thousands of Iowa residents gamble that they won't need to purchase flood insurance. Many of them are going to lose the bet, according to state and federal recovery...
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July 14, 2009
Des Moines, Iowa -- Waters from the epic 2008 flood didn't prevent Iowa farmers in Des Moines County from getting into their fields in 2009 thanks to cooperation between officials from a state agency...
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July 6, 2009
Des Moines, Iowa -- One of the reasons Iowans say they don’t buy flood insurance is they believe the cost is too high. As with any insurance, the cost is based on the risk involved. Historically...
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June 26, 2009
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Close to 3,000 Iowans signed up for flood insurance less than one year after the floods of June 2008 inundated the state. Despite that growth, however, less than 20 percent of...
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June 19, 2009
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowa is the only state which has two rivers as borders - the Mississippi to the east and the Missouri to the west. And between those two mighty rivers are hundreds of other small...
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June 18, 2009
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Flood waters inundated the City of Dyersville four times in 2008 between May 25 and August 13, damaging over 605 feet of a city street. Thanks to a Federal Emergency Management...
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June 12, 2009
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The number of Iowa households staying in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) temporary housing units has dropped below 300 according to FEMA officials. That's down from 564...
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May 29, 2009
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Three FEMA videographers and a FEMA photographer have been visiting tornado and flooding affected Iowa during the past few months to capture stories of the trials, tribulations...
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