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April 2014

 

April 1, 2014

Governor Branstad designates April as 9-1-1 Education Month

 

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February-March 2014

 

March 21, 2014

Gov. Branstad designates March 24-28 as Severe Weather Awareness Week

 

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Feb. 7, 2014

Iowans assist Colorado in disaster recovery efforts

 

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August 2011

 

Aug. 31, 2011

President Obama Authorizes Third Disaster Declaration for Iowa since June

Aug. 26, 2011

SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Iowa Private Nonprofit Organizations

Aug. 26, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 25, 2011

President Obama Authorizes Another Major Disaster Declaration for Iowa

Aug. 24, 2011

Volunteer Groups a Force in Disaster Recovery

Aug. 22, 2011

FEMA Activates Remaining Permanent Work Categories of Public Assistance for Counties Affected by Missouri River Flood

Aug. 18, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 17, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 16, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 15, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 12, 2011

Gov. Branstad Requests Extended Timeframe to Appeal FEMA Denial; SBA Makes Low-Interest Rates Available for Flood Victims

Aug. 12, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 11, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 10, 2011

Gov. Branstad Requests Disaster Declaration for Dubuque and Jackson Counties

Aug. 10, 2011

Gov. Branstad Adds Counties to Request for Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance

Aug. 10, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 9, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 8, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 5, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 4, 2011

Federal Assistance for Iowa Denied, Branstad Vows Appeal to FEMA

Aug. 4, 2011

Next Generation 9-1-1 Service Comes to Iowa

Aug. 4, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 3, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 2, 2011

Gov. Branstad Signs Disaster Proclamation for Dubuque County Following Severe Storms; Activates State Individual Assistance Grant Program

Aug. 2, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

Aug. 1, 2011

State Joint Information Center Update

 

 

July 2011

 

July 29, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 28, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 28, 2011

Gov. Branstad, Iowa HSEMD Administrator Derek Hill to Tour Dubuque, Hold Press Briefing

July 27, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 27, 2011

Gov. Branstad Requests President Obama Declare Major Disaster for Public Assistance

July 26, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 25, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 22, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 21, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 20, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 19, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 19, 2011

Gov. Branstad Approves Proclamation for State Individual Assistance Grant Program for Dickinson County

July 19, 2011

Gov. Branstad Approves Proclamation for State Individual Assistance Grant Program

July 18, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 15, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 14, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 14, 2011

Damage Assessments to be Conducted in Four Counties Following Recent Storms

July 14, 2011

Gov. Branstad Signs Disaster Proclamation for Marshall and Story Counties Following Severe Storms

July 14, 2011

Gov. Branstad Approves Proclamation for State Individual Assistance Grant Program

July 14, 2011

Lt. Gov. Reynolds, Iowa HSEMD Chief of Operations Joyce Flinn to Visit Flood-Affected Communities Thursday

July 13, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 12, 2011

Gov. Branstad Signs Disaster Proclamation for Benton County Following Severe Storms

July 12, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 11, 2011

Gov. Branstad Signs Disaster Proclamation for Tama County Following Severe Storms

July 11, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 8, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 7, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 6, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 5, 2011

Gov. Branstad, Iowa HSEMD Administrator Hill to Visit Flood Affected Communities Wednesday

July 5, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

July 1, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

 

 

June 2011

 

June 30, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

June 29, 2011

Governor Branstad Requests Agricultural Disaster Designation for Six Iowa Counties

June 29, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

June 28, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

June 27, 2011

President Obama Authorizes Presidential Disaster for Six Iowa Counties

June 27, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

June 24, 2011

Governor to Tour Flood-Affected Areas

June 24, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

June 23, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

June 22, 2011

Residents Impacted by Missouri River Flooding Urged to Report Damage

June 22, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

June 21, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

June 20, 2011

Missouri River Flooding – Joint Information Center Update

June 18, 2011

Gov. Branstad Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance for Six Iowa Counties

June 17, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

June 16, 2011

HSEMD Administrator Urges Residents Along Missouri River to Remain Vigilant, Be Prepared

June 16, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

June 15, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - Joint Information Center Update

June 14, 2011

Gov. Branstad, Iowa HSEMD Administrator Derek Hill to Visit Hamburg Wednesday Night

June 14, 2011

Damage Assessments to be Conducted in Six Counties Along Missouri River

June 14, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - State Joint Information Center Update

June 13, 2011

HSEMD, State Agencies and Private Partners Assist Army Corps of Engineers with Raising Levee Near Hamburg

June 13, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - State Joint Information Center Update

June 11, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - State Joint Information Center Update

June 10, 2011

Flood Watch Flickr Page Launched

June 10, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - State Joint Information Center Update

June 10, 2011

Gov. Branstad and Derek Hill Add Stop in Council Bluffs, Cancel Planned Flight Due to Weather

June 9, 2011

Gov. Branstad and HSEMD Administrator Hill Tour Flood-Affected Communities

June 9, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - State Joint Information Center Update

June 8, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - State Joint Information Center Update

June 7, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - State Joint Information Center Update

June 6, 2011

Missouri River Flooding - State Joint Information Center Update

June 5, 2011

Administrator Hill to Hold Conference Call Today to Share Updated Flood Information

June 3, 2011

Branstad Signs Proclamation Lifting Travel Restrictions in Flood-Affected Areas

June 3, 2011

24-hour Hotline Open for Calls; Information Available for Citizens with Questions in Western Iowa

June 2, 2011

Governor Branstad Issues Disaster Proclamation for Six Counties Along Missouri River

June 1, 2011

Flooding Concerns Prompt Action Along Missouri River

 

 

February - May 2011

 

May 31, 2011

Agricultural Producers Can Prepare for Flooding Now

May 12, 2011

Governor Branstad Issues Disaster Proclamation for Taylor County

May 6, 2011

Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Holds Applicant Briefings

May 6, 2011

President Obama Authorizes Presidential Disaster for Six Iowa Counties

May 4, 2011

Small Business Administration Declares Disaster in 14 Iowa Counties

 

 

April 26, 2011

Governor Branstad Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration

April 25, 2011

Governor Branstad Launches Individual Disaster Assistance Grant Program

April 15, 2011

Damage Assessments to be Conducted in Six Counties

April 10, 2011

Governor Branstad Issues Disaster Proclamation for Pocahontas County

April 9, 2011

Governor Branstad Issues Disaster Proclamation for Monona County

 

 

March 31, 2011

April 4-8 Designated as Severe Weather Awareness Week

March 31, 2011

Governor Branstad Designates April as 9-1-1 Education Month

March 21, 2011

Branstad, Reynolds, Brig. General Hill Remind Iowans of Dangers of Spring Flooding

March 10, 2011

FEMA Denies Public Assitance Benefits for Lakewood, Lake Delhi

 

 

Feb. 23, 2011

Governor Branstad Proclaims March Flood Awareness Month

Feb. 18, 2011

HSEMD Holds Spring Flood Briefing

Feb. 7, 2011

Governor Branstad Issues Disaster Proclamation for Clinton County

Feb. 5, 2011

Governor Branstad Issues Disaster Proclamation for Johnson County

Feb. 4, 2011

Governor Branstad Issues Disaster Proclamation for Additional Four Counties

Feb. 3, 2011

Governor Branstad Issues Disaster Proclamation for Three Counties

 

 

July - October 2010

Oct. 28, 2010

Indiana Joins Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture

Oct. 28, 2010

Iowa's Emergency Management Program Achieves National Accreditation

Oct. 28, 2010

Miller Begins Tenure as NEMA President

Oct. 15, 2010

Three Counties Added to Presidential Disaster Declaration

Oct. 13, 2010

FEMA Extends Deadline to Register for Assistance

Oct. 7, 2010

Approval of Enhanced Mitigation Plan Ensures Continued Eligibility for Increased Federal Funding

Oct. 1, 2010

Monroe County Added to Presidential Disaster Declaration

 

 

Sept. 23, 2010

Governor Culver Applauds Federal Disaster Declaration

Sept. 17, 2010

Three Counties Added to Presidential Disaster Declaration

 

 

Aug. 23, 2010

Seven Counties Added to Presidential Disaster Declaration

Aug. 23, 2010

Governor Culver Rolls Out "Iowans Helping Iowans"

Aug. 17, 2010

Governor Culver Urges Iowans to Apply for Disaster Assistance

Aug. 16, 2010

Governor Culver Announces More Counties Added to Disaster Declaration

Aug. 15, 2010

29 Counties Added to July Disaster Declaration

Aug. 13, 2010

18 Counties Added to July Disaster Declaration

Aug. 11, 2010

The Disaster Situation in Iowa: State Emergency Operations Center Update

Aug. 10, 2010

Governor Culver Issues Disaster Proclamation for Boone and Story Counties

Aug. 5, 2010

Governor Culver Issues Disaster Proclamation for Monona County

Aug. 4, 2010

Governor Culver Adds Washington County to Disaster Proclamation

Aug. 3, 2010

Governor Culver Issues Disaster Proclamation for Appanoose, Johnson Counties

 

 

July 29, 2010

32 Iowa Counties Receive Presidential Disaster Declaration

July 27, 2010

Governor Culver Requests Additional Damage Assessments

July 27, 2010

Des Moines and Lee Counties Receive Presidential Disaster Declaration

July 26, 2010

Governor Culver Adds Buchanan, Clayton, Dickinson and Jackson Counties to Disaster Proclamation

July 24, 2010

Governor Culver Issues Disaster Proclamation for Delaware, Jones County

July 23, 2010

Governor Culver Issues Disaster Proclamation for Dubuque County

July 22, 2010

Governor Culver Extends Disaster Proclamation for 31 Counties

July 20, 2010

Governor Culver Issue Disaster Proclamation for Appanoose County

July 15, 2010

Governor Culver Adds Lucas County to Disaster Proclamation

July 13, 2010

Governor Culver Adds Shelby County to Disaster Proclamation

July 12, 2010

Governor Culver Adds Fayette County to Disaster Proclamation

July 9, 2010

Governor Culver Issues Disaster Proclamation for Three Counties Due to Flash Floods

July 7, 2010

Governor Culver Requests Additional Presidential Disaster Declaration