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August 17, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- For Iowans who wish to have face-to-face meetings with Recovery Specialists to ask about available assistance on flood damages, the time for visiting the Waverly Disaster...
August 16, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials will establish joint federal/state short-term Disaster Recovery Centers in Cerro Gordo and Mitchell counties on August 18. They will be located at:...
August 15, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Floods take a heavy toll on everyone-individuals and communities alike. Since 1993, five floods have hit Iowa that resulted in presidential disaster declarations. The State of...
August 14, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Pottawattamie County homeowners, renters, and business owners who have applied for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after the recent flooding may...
August 14, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Iowans coping with the personal stress brought on by having to deal with the aftermath of storms and flooding starting July 2 now have a place to turn. The following counties...
August 12, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- To further help individuals and businesses affected by recent storms and flooding, the State of Iowa and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster...
August 10, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Linn, Pottawattamie, and Story counties have been added to President Clinton's July 22 disaster declaration for Iowa. This brings the number of Iowa counties eligible for...
August 9, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials will establish joint federal/state short-term Disaster Recovery Centers in Cerro Gordo and Mitchell counties, on August 18. They will be located at:...
August 9, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Emergency management officials of both the Iowa Emergency Management Division (IEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) warn owners of flood-damaged homes to...
August 7, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- he temporary Disaster Recovery Center in Woodbury County, located in the Redeemer Lutheran Church at 3204 South Lakeport in Sioux City, will wrap up its operations at 6:30 p.m....
August 7, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Emergency management officials are urging Pottawattamie County residents with basements flooded by recent storms to use caution when pumping out. Removing all of the water at...
August 7, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Disaster Recovery Center in Waterloo will convert to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) workshop after Tuesday, August 10. The center in Waterloo is located in the...
August 7, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials are urging individuals and businesses owners in Iowa who have sustained damage from heavy rains and flooding since July 2 to register with the...
August 7, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The temporary Disaster Recovery Center in Butler County, located in the Butler County Court House, 428 Sixth Street, Allison, will close after business at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday,...
August 6, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Monday, August 9, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will change the hours and days of operation of its toll-free registration and Helpline numbers. Services will be...
August 6, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials will establish a joint federal/state Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) in Chickasaw County, Iowa. The MDRC will be located at: Community Center...
August 6, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials will establish a joint federal/state short-term Disaster Recovery Center in Worth County, Iowa. It will be located at: City Hall 106 S. Broadway...
August 6, 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 Disaster...
August 5, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Just two weeks after President Clinton declared Iowa a federal disaster area, more than $1 million in disaster housing assistance has been approved for victims of the severe...
August 4, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- You don't need to live near water to be flooded. Flooding can be caused by storms, melting snow, water backup from inadequate or overloaded drainage systems and dam or levee...

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