Federal Aid Programs for The State Of Iowa

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Iowa.Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:Payment of not less than 75 percent of the eligible costs for emergency protective measures taken to save lives and protect property and public health.  Emergency protective measures assistance is available to state and eligible local governments on a cost-sharing basis. (Source: FEMA funded, state administered)Payment of not less than...

September 12, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 12, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 12, 2018 Significant Activity –Sep 11-12 Significant Events: Hurricane Florence; Tropical Storm Olivia; Tropical Storm Isaac Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Hurricane Florence (CAT 4); Tropical Storm Isaac; Hurricane Helene (CAT 1); Disturbance 1 (Invest 95L): Medium (60%); Disturbance 2: Medium (50%); Disturbance 3: Low (20%) Eastern Pacific – Post-Tropical Cyclone Paul - FINAL; Disturbance 1: Low (20%); Disturbance 2: Low (30%) Central Pacific – Tropical Storm Olivia Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather:...

FACT SHEET:FEMA Manufactured Housing Units and Severe Weather

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September 11, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 11, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 11, 2018 Significant Activity –Sep 10-11 Significant Events: Hurricane Florence; Hurricane Olivia; Super Typhoon Mangkhut Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Hurricane Florence (CAT 4); Tropical Storm Isaac; Hurricane Helene (CAT 2); Disturbance 1: Medium (60%); Disturbance 2: Medium (50%) Eastern Pacific –Tropical Depression Paul; Disturbance 1: Low (20%) Central Pacific – Tropical Storm Olivia Western Pacific – Super Typhoon Mangkhut Significant Weather: Heavy rain with flash flooding possible – Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley Critical/elevated fire weather...

September 10, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 10, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 10, 2018 Significant Activity –Sep 9-10 Significant Events: Hurricane Florence; Hurricane Olivia; Typhoon Mangkhut Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Hurricane Florence; Hurricane Isaac; Hurricane Helene; Disturbance 1: Medium (40%); Disturbance 2: Medium (40%) Eastern Pacific –Tropical Storm Paul Central Pacific – Hurricane Olivia (CAT 1) Western Pacific – Typhoon Mangkhut Significant Weather: Flash flooding possible – Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi; Mid-Atlantic to New England Critical\Elevated Fire Weather – Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming Declaration Activity: Major Disaster...

September 9, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 9, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing, September 9, 2018 Significant Activity – Sep 8 - 9 Significant Events: Tropical Storm Florence; Hurricane Olivia; Typhoon Mangkhut Tropical Activity:   •  Atlantic – Tropical Storm Florence; Tropical Storm Isaac; Tropical Storm Helene; Disturbance 1: Low (10%)  •  Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Olivia (CAT 1); Tropical Storm Paul  •  Central Pacific – Hurricane Olivia  •  Western Pacific – Typhoon Mangkhut Significant Weather:   •  Flash flooding possible - Southern Plains; Lower Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys; Middle Mississippi Valley to Ohio Valley; Mid-Atlantic...

September 8, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 8, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing, September 8, 2018 Significant Activity – Sep 7 - 8 Significant Events: Tropical Storm Florence; Hurricane Olivia; Tropical Storm Mangkhut Tropical Activity:   •  Atlantic – Tropical Storm Florence; Tropical Depression Nine; Tropical Storm Helene; Disturbance 1: Low (10%)  •  Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Olivia (CAT 3); Disturbance 1: High (100%)  •  Central Pacific – Tropical Storm Norman   •  Western Pacific – Tropical Storm Mangkhut Significant Weather:   •  Flash flooding possible - Southern Plains; Lower Mississippi and...

September 7, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 7, 2018 Significant Activity – Sep 6 - 7 Significant Events: Tropical Depression Gordon; Tropical Depression 26W Tropical Activity:   •  Atlantic – Topical Depression Gordon; Tropical Storm Florence; Disturbance 1: High (90%); Disturbance 2: Medium 50%  •  Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Olivia (CAT 3); Disturbance 1: Medium (50%)  •  Central Pacific – Tropical Storm Norman (CAT 1)  •  Western Pacific – Tropical Storm Jebi 26W Significant Weather:   •  Flash flooding possible - Southern Plains; Lower Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys; Middle Mississippi Valley to...

After the Disaster Assistance Registration Deadline

The date for registering for federal disaster assistance has passed, but that doesn’t mean FEMA and its partners are done helping. There is still a lot of work to be done. Survivors still have resources they can rely on to continue rebuilding their homes and lives. The steps survivors take to stay on the road to recovery are very important.   Survivors can: Stay in Touch with FEMA — If you registered for disaster assistance following the severe storms and flooding, stay in touch with FEMA. The easiest way to update your application,...

Survival of the littlest

AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane Harvey showed how strong Texans can be. Thousands overcame the disaster through perseverance and the sheer will to survive, and perhaps none of them exemplify our fighting spirit more than Meg and Paty. Left behind when the Morrow family fled their Plum Grove farm, Meg and Paty had to do whatever they could to stay above steadily rising floodwaters, and they found ingenious ways to do it. “Meg [is] my little Nigerian dwarf goat. I’ve witnessed it 100 times [and] I have pictures and video proof that Meg, as...