FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 3, 2014
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Governor Branstad issues disaster proclamation for Pottawattamie County
DES MOINES – Governor Terry E. Branstad this evening issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for one county in response to today’s storms.
The Governor’s proclamation, for Pottawattamie County, allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of the storms.
As of 8:30 p.m., no other Iowa counties have requested state assistance. The Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Governor’s Office continue to closely monitor the situation.
The Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management leads, coordinates and supports homeland security and emergency management functions in order to establish sustainable communities and ensure economic opportunities for Iowa and its citizens.