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June 4, 1999
INDEPENDENCE, Iowa -- Federal, state, and local officials have joined hands to develop plans intended to reduce future flood damage risk in Independence. "The officials of the City of Independence...
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June 3, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Less than two weeks after 13 Iowa counties were declared a disaster area, recovery is well underway. Federal and state programs are in place, personnel are in the field...
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June 2, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- More than $1,000,000 in disaster housing assistance grants have been issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for those affected by the severe storms, flooding,...
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June 2, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Three more Iowa counties are now eligible for federal disaster assistance in the wake of the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes that struck the state between May 16 and May...
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June 2, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal disaster recovery officials are advising Iowa residents who have disaster-related damage to be extremely careful when hiring contractors to clean-up and repair...
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May 29, 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 a fifth...
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May 29, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Nobody can stop a flood. Nobody can erase the bad memories and financial loss. But having flood insurance can go a long way toward putting the pieces back together. That is the...
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May 29, 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 and building...
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May 28, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Family valuables and heirlooms can sometimes be saved after they've been damaged by water in a disaster such as the storms, flooding and tornadoes that recently struck Iowa,...
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May 28, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Having a safe room built into your house can help you protect yourself and your family from injury or death caused by the dangerous forces of extreme winds. Emergency response...
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