Major Disaster Declared in Iowa
Posted by feww on August 3, 2015
Federal Disaster Declared for Iowa
Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-4234)
The Disaster President has declared a major disaster exists in the State of Iowa in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of June 20-25, 2015.
The areas that were worst affected by the extreme weather events include Allamakee, Appanoose, Butler, Clayton, Dallas, Davis, Des Moines, Guthrie, Howard, Jefferson, Lee, Lucas, Marion, Mitchell, Monroe, Warren, Wayne, Winneshiek, and Wright counties.
Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area said additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the territory and warranted by the results of further damage assessments.
This is the 30th Major Disaster Declaration [DR 4205-4234] proclaimed for a U.S. state/territory. Additionally, the federal government has issued ten Fire Management Assistance Declarations for the year to date.
Fire Management Assistance Declarations (2015)
[FM-5093] 08/02/2015 California Rocky Fire
[FM-5092] 07/30/2015 Oregon Stouts Creek Fire
[FM-5091] 07/23/2015 California Wragg Fire
[FM-5090] 07/20/2015 Washington Blue Creek Fire
[FM-5089] 07/20/2015 California North Fire
[FM-5088] 07/06/2015 Idaho Cape Horn Fire
[FM-5087] 06/29/2015 Washington Sleepy Hollow Fire
[FM-5086] 06/17/2015 Arizona Kearney River Fire
[FM-5085] 06/16/2015 Alaska Card Street Fire
[FM-5084] 06/15/2015 Alaska Sockeye Fire
- Federal Disaster Declared for Kansas [DR-4230] July 21, 2015
- Federal Disaster Declared for New Jersey [DR-4231] July 23, 2015
- Federal Disaster Declarations
- Agricultural Disasters Index