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July 28, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Public health officials urge residents of Iowa counties affected by the recent severe storms and flooding, who rely on private wells to have their water system inspected and...
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July 28, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- To further help individuals and businesses affected by recent storms and flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Iowa will open three Disaster...
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July 27, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Residents of Black Hawk, Butler, and Jones counties who applied for disaster assistance following the tornadoes, storms and floods in May must re-apply if they sustained damage...
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July 27, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Today, Bremer, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Floyd, and Worth counties were added to President Clinton's July 22 disaster declaration for Iowa. This brings the number of Iowa counties...
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July 26, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Flooding continues to plague Iowa residents in Buchanan County along low-lying areas as rivers there rise above flood stage. The American Red Cross continues to operate one...
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July 25, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Where do you go from here-now that the storms have subsided and the flood waters are receding? One of the first steps in the recovery process should be a call to the Federal...
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July 25, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Disaster officials of both Iowa Emergency Management Division (IEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge owners of flood-damaged property not to delay...
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July 23, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Iowa state officials report flooding continues along the Cedar and Shell Rock Rivers. There has been one death associated with the flooding. The Iowa Emergency Operations Center...
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July 22, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for flood victims in four Iowa counties under a major...
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July 14, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Iowa victims of the May 16-29 storms who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only one more week to apply. July 20, 1999 is the last day to file...
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