FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 16, 2015
CONTACT: Governor's office (515) 281-5211 OR HSEMDPIO@iowa.gov or (515) 725-3231
Governor Branstad issues disaster proclamation for Jefferson and Wayne counties
DES MOINES – Governor Terry E. Branstad yesterday issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Jefferson and Wayne counties in response to recent severe weather.
The governor’s proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of severe storms and flooding that significantly impacted the following the two counties beginning on June 20, 2015, and continuing.
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.
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