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...
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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:...
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FACT SHEET:FEMA Manufactured Housing Units and Severe Weather

OIG Hotline Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: asia.scoggins
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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September 6, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 6, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 6, 2018 Significant Activity –Sep 5 -6 Significant Events: Tropical Depression Gordon Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Tropical Depression Gordon; Hurricane Florence (CAT 3); Disturbance 1: High (90%); Disturbance 2: Medium (50%) Eastern Pacific –Hurricane Olivia (CAT 3); Disturbance 1: High (70%) Central Pacific – Hurricane Norman (CAT 3) Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Flash flooding possible – Southern Plains; Lower Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys; Middle Mississippi Valley to Ohio Valley; Mid-Atlantic to...
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September 5, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 5, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 5, 2018 Significant Activity –Sep 4 -5 Significant Events: Tropical Depression Gordon Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Hurricane Florence (CAT 2); Tropical Depression Gordon; Disturbance 1: High (90%); Disturbance 2: Low (30%) Eastern Pacific –Hurricane Olivia (CAT 3); Disturbance 1: Medium (40%) Central Pacific – Hurricane Norman (CAT 1) Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Flash flooding possible – Southern Plains to Middle Mississippi Valley; Lower Mississippi Valley to Southeast; Upper Great Lakes Elevated...
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Increased Cost of Compliance: What it means and Eligibility Criteria

AUSTIN, TX. – Insured survivors of the June 19 to July 13, 2018 severe storms and flooding may be eligible for extra flood insurance benefits from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). NFIP includes a provision called Increased Cost of Compliance (ICC) for all eligible properties insured under the Standard Flood Insurance Policy. ICC can help with costs to rebuild, elevate, demolish or relocate structures damaged by the severe storms and floods. ICC also helps policyholders with the costs incurred if they are required by the community building department to meet rebuilding...
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Interim city manager passes disaster-recovery test

AUSTIN, Texas — Interim City Manager Fernando Quintanilla juggled many duties as Hurricane Harvey ripped through Aransas Pass, Texas, but perhaps the most difficult was keeping up morale among his team. About 30 city workers waited out Harvey in Aransas Pass so they could begin recovery efforts as soon as the storm passed. Quintanilla was one of 10 who initially holed up in the Municipal Court, but they were forced to evacuate and shelter in jail cells when Harvey showed its force. “In the courtroom, the ceiling started falling on us, and we...
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September 4, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 4, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 4, 2018 Significant Activity – Aug 31- Sep 4 Significant Events: Tropical Storm Gordon Tropical Activity: Atlantic – Tropical Storm Florence; Tropical Storm Gordon; Disturbance 1: High (70%) Eastern Pacific –Hurricane Olivia (CAT 1); Disturbance 1: Low (30%) Central Pacific – Hurricane Norman (CAT 1) Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Severe thunderstorms possible – Middle/Upper Mississippi Valley; Central Gulf Coast Flash flooding possible – Central Plains to Great Lakes; Southern Plains to...
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September 3, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 3, 2018 Significant Activity – September 2-3 Significant Events: Tropical Storm Gordon Tropical Activity: •  Atlantic – Tropical Storm Florence; Tropical Storm Gordon; Disturbance 1: Low (30%)•  Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Norman (CAT 3); Tropical Storm Olivia; Disturbance 1: Low (10%) •  Central Pacific – No tropical cyclones expected during the next 5 days•  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Isolated severe thunderstorms expected across western/central North Dakota & portions of the Central Plains•  Heavy rain/flash flooding possible across west/southeast...
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September 2, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for September 2, 2018 Significant Activity – Sep 1-2 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: •  Atlantic – Tropical Storm Florence; Disturbance 1: High (80%)•  Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Norman (CAT 2); Tropical Storm Olivia; Disturbance 1: Low (30%) •  Central Pacific – Tropical Storm Miriam •  Western Pacific – No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: •  Elevated fire weather  - CA & OR•  Red Flag Warnings – CA & OR Declaration Activity: None FEMA+Daily+Ops+Briefing+09-02-2018.pdf This email was sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using GovDelivery Communications Cloud on behalf...
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Saturday, September 1, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, September 1, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Saturday, September 1, 2018 Significant Activity - August 31 to September 1 Significant Events: None Tropical Activity: Atlantic - Tropical Storm Florence; Disturbance 1: Medium (40%) Eastern Pacific - Hurricane Norman (CAT 2); Tropical Depression Seventeen-E; Disturbance 1: Low (20%) Central Pacific - Hurricane Miriam (CAT 1) Western Pacific - No activity affecting U.S. interests Significant Weather: Flash flooding possible - Central Plains to Great Lakes Declaration Activity: Major Disaster Declaration approved - Havasupai Tribe Major Disaster...
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FEMA awards more than $81 million for Harris County property acquisition

AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $81 million to the Harris County Flood Control District for the acquisition of 502 flood-prone homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Once the structures are removed, the land will be dedicated and maintained as open space to conserve natural floodplain functions.  Previously, the Harris County Flood Control District was awarded more than $77 million to acquire and remove 463 residential structures. These awards are part of a larger project to acquire and remove 985 flood-prone properties in Harris County....
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Friday, August 31, 2018

FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, August 31, 2018 FEMA Daily Operations Briefing for Friday, August 31, 2018 Significant Activity - August 30-31 Significant Events: Flooding – Wisconsin Tropical Activity: •Atlantic – Potential Tropical Cyclone Six – High (90%); Disturbance 1: Low (10%) •Eastern Pacific – Hurricane Norman (CAT 4); Disturbance 1: High (90%) •Central Pacific – Hurricane Miriam (CAT 1) •Western Pacific – Super Typhoon Jebi (25W) (CAT 5) Significant Weather: •Severe thunderstorms possible – Central Plains to Middle/Upper Mississippi valleys and Great Lakes •Flash flooding possible – Middle/Upper Mississippi...
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