RESOURCES TO HELP RECOVER FROM FLOOD DAMAGE

March 19, 2019
Press Release

For information on how to apply for the Iowa Individual Disaster Assistance Grant program, how to receive assistance to address disaster-related hardship, how to contact trained volunteers who can respond to the mental health needs of Iowa residents following disasters, or how to report damage, visit: https://www.iowa.gov/disaster-recovery-resources

To check if you apply for the disaster assistance grant program, visit: https://dhs.iowa.gov/disaster-assistance-programs?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

For more information on the Iowa Disaster Behavioral Health Response Team, visit: https://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/mental-health/disaster-assistance

The DNR provides expertise, resources and assistance during natural disasters that impact Iowa. For more links on important information, visit: https://www.iowadnr.gov/About-DNR/Social-Media-Press-Room/Disaster-Assistance

For resources on how to recover SAFELY from a flood, including limiting contact with flood water, protecting children, ensuring safe drinking water, cleaning up mold, and managing debris, visit: https://www.epa.gov/natural-disasters/flooding

More information on how to re-enter your home safely after flooding, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/after.html

USDA provides food, emergency housing, community, as well as farmer and rancher assistance to individuals and small businesses affected by severe storms and flooding. For more information on those resources, visit: https://www.usda.gov/topics/disaster/storms

For more information on USDA Farm Service Agency assistance for farmers and agriculture businesses impacted by the flood, visit: https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/conservation-programs/emergency-conservation/index