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Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes

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Overview

Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes (DR- 4796)

Another round of severe storms hit Iowa starting on June 16th, 2024. On June 24th, 2024, President Biden declared a major disaster.

People in the following counties are eligible to receive federal disaster assistance:

  • Clay
  • Emmet
  • Lyon
  • Plymouth
  • Sioux

For the complete whitehouse.gov press release, please click here.

Routinely check your state emergency management social media pages for urgent disaster updates and guidance.

Important Deadlines

FEMA Application Deadline

Friday, August 23, 2024

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Appeal your FEMA decision letter

Within 60 days of the date on the determination letter.

Local Help

Access aid organizations and other helpful recovery assistance through the resources below.

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Safety and Shelter Resources

Please check your local news and local officials for the latest safety and shelter resources. Access information on Safety and Shelter assistance through the resources below.

American Red Cross Disaster Relief & Recovery Services

Explore resources from the American Red Cross on how to stay safe and recover from a disaster.

Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) Locator

FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are accessible facilities and mobile offices you can visit to learn more about FEMA and other disaster assistance programs. You may also visit to ask questions about your case. The DRC Locator helps you find the hours, services, and locations of DRCs near you.

American Red Cross Find an Open Shelter Tool

If an emergency has forced you to evacuate your home, the Red Cross may be able to help. Search for open American Red Cross shelters near you with the “Find an Open Shelter” Tool.

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