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1999-09-14 04:00 - News Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Wednesday September 15, 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 available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. All Iowa homeowners, renters, farmers and business owners who sustained damage as result of the severe storms and flooding that began on July 2, regardless of where they live, should register with FEMA for disaster assistance, by calling 1-800-462-9029. The TTY number for hearing- or speech-impaired is 1-800-462-7585.

1999-09-13 04:00 - News Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- September 20, 1999 is the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for people who are out of work due to storms and flooding that struck the state in July and early August, state and federal officials have announced. This deadline affects residents of Harrison and Mills counties only. Individuals must apply during the open application period, even if they do not expect to receive benefits immediately.

1999-09-13 04:00 - News Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Iowa disaster victims who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only one more week to apply. September 19, 1999 is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.

1999-09-06 04:00 - News Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Residents of Harrison and Mills counties have only two weeks left to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). September 20, 1999 is the application deadline for people who are out of work due to storms and flooding that struck the state in July and early August, state and federal officials have announced. Individuals must apply during the open application period, even if they do not expect to receive benefits immediately.

1999-09-06 04:00 - News Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Iowa disaster victims who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have two more weeks to register. SEPTEMBER 19, 1999 is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.

1999-09-06 04:00 - News Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- September 13, 1999 is the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for people who are out of work due to storms and flooding that struck the state in July and early August, state and federal officials have announced. This deadline affects residents of Linn, Pottawattamie, and Story counties only. Individuals must apply during the open application period, even if they do not expect to receive benefits immediately.

1999-08-30 04:00 - News Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials have announced September 13, 1999 as the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for people who are out of work due to storms and flooding that struck the state in July and early August. This deadline affects residents of Linn, Pottawattamie and Story counties only. Individuals must apply during the open application period, even if they do not expect to receive benefits immediately.

1999-08-23 04:00 - News Release

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 Council Bluffs Recovery Center is getting shorter. Through 6:30 p.m., August 27, residents of the Pottawattamie County area can get answers to questions and check on the status of their applications at the Disaster Recovery Center, located at the Council Bluffs Community Hall, 205 S. Main Street in Council Bluffs.

1999-08-19 04:00 - News Release

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials have announced September 1, 1999 is the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for people who are out of work due to storms and flooding that struck the state in July and early August. This deadline affects residents of Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Fayette, Floyd, Howard, Jones, Mitchell, Woodbury and Worth counties only. Individuals must apply during the open application period, even if they do not expect to receive benefits immediately.

1999-08-17 04:00 - News Release

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 Recovery Center is getting shorter. Through 6:30 p.m., August 20, residents of the Bremer County area can get answers to questions and check on the status of their applications at the Disaster Recovery Center, located at the City Hall/Civic Center, 200 1st Street, NE in Waverly.