Gov. Branstad issues proclamation of disaster emergency for Des Moines County Print
News Releases - Environment & Weather
Written by Office of the Governor of Iowa   
Friday, 14 June 2013 09:07

(DES MOINES) –– Governor Terry E. Branstad has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for one additional county in response to recent storms and flooding.

The Governor issued a proclamation to activate the Iowa Individual Assistance Program in Des Moines County. A governor’s proclamation of disaster emergency had been issued June 4 to make state resources available for disaster response in Des Moines County.

The Iowa Individual Assistance Program provides grants of up to $5,000 for home or car repairs, replacement of clothing or food, and for the expense of temporary housing. Original receipts are required for those seeking reimbursement for actual expenses related to storm recovery. The grant application and instructions are available at the “Disaster Assistance” link on the Iowa Department of Human Services website: www.dhs.iowa.gov.

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