Posts Tagged ‘ flood 2011 ’

Governor Branstad Appeals FEMA Denial of Individual Assistance

October 7, 2011
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Governor Terry E. Branstad has submitted an appeal to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) asking it to reconsider its denial of his request to make individual disaster assistance available to Iowans impacted by Missouri River flooding. On Aug. 4, 2011, FEMA denied the Governor’s request to activate the Individual Assistance Program, which would provide aid…

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Lt. Gov. Reynolds to hold media availability Wednesday after surveying Fremont County flood damage

September 27, 2011
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Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will be led on a tour of flood affected regions of Fremont County tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28, 2011. Following the tour, Lt. Gov. Reynolds will join local officials for media availability. The media availability will take place on County Highway L 40 near Payne Junction, Iowa. Members of the media wishing…

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Businesses Urged to Report Impacts of Missouri River Flood

September 19, 2011
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Sept. 19, 2011 Contact: Jami Haberl, Safeguard Iowa Partnership, 515.246.1707 HSEMD PIO, 515.725.3231 or [email protected] As the flood waters along the Missouri River recede, the Safeguard Iowa Partnership (SIP) and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEMD) are asking businesses to report flood-related damage. “We’re asking businesses in the impacted counties…

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Branstad places retired Col. Dave Rogers on active duty to determine best course of action for Lake Manawa

September 15, 2011
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad today placed retired Col. Dave Rogers on active duty with the Iowa National Guard and has tasked him with the mission of gathering relevant information, and to meet with the appropriate officials to determine what, if any, action can be done to assist the residents of Lake Manawa. Gov. Branstad’s action…

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State of Iowa Joint Information Center Update

September 9, 2011
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This update is provided by the Joint Information Center at the State Emergency Operations Center. For comprehensive disaster-related information and resources, visit the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) website at www.iowahomelandsecurity.org. PLEASE NOTE: JOINT INFORMATION CENTER UPDATES DISCONTINUED This is the final weekly Joint Information Center Update. Disaster-related information will continue to…

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State of Iowa Joint Information Center Update

September 2, 2011
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This update is provided by the Joint Information Center at the State Emergency Operations Center. For comprehensive disaster-related information and resources, visit the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) website at www.iowahomelandsecurity.org. This release includes the latest updates for the following severe weather events: DR-1998 – Missouri River flooding DR-4016 – Severe storms,…

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FEMA approves Gov. Branstad’s request for extension to appeal Individual Assistance denial

September 1, 2011
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad today received notice that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved Iowa’s request for an extension to the time period to appeal the denial of Iowa’s request for Individual Assistance under FEMA-1998-DR. Gov. Branstad made the request for an extension on August 12, 2011, for Fremont, Harrison, Monona, Pottawattamie and…

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State of Iowa Joint Information Center Update

August 26, 2011
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This update is provided by the Joint Information Center at the State Emergency Operations Center. For comprehensive disaster-related information and resources, visit the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) website at www.iowahomelandsecurity.org. This release includes the latest updates for the following severe weather events: DR-1998 – Missouri River flooding NEW – DR-4016 –…

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FEMA activates remaining permanent work categories for the Public Assistance program for counties affected by Missouri River flood

August 22, 2011
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Today, FEMA notified the State of Iowa that the remaining permanent work categories for the Public Assistance program had been activated for the counties of Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Pottawattamie, and Woodbury.  These categories include projects related to roads and bridges, utilities, water control facilities, public buildings and equipment, and parks and recreation areas. Governor…

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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds to hold roundtable, public discussion regarding Missouri River Flooding

August 22, 2011
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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds today announced they will hold a meeting with public and private sector officials and concerned citizens to discuss Missouri River flooding and overall river management on Friday, September 9, 2011, in Council Bluffs, Iowa from 1:00 to 3:45 p.m. The announcement comes following Friday’s meeting of government officials from…

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