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Gov. Kim Reynolds received word Sunday that President Donald Trump approved her request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for seven Iowa counties impacted by flooding and severe weather July 19-23, 2017.

The counties included in the declaration are: Allamakee, Bremer, Buchanan, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette and Mitchell.

Gov. Kim Reynolds sent a letter to President Donald Trump Thursday requesting a presidential disaster declaration for seven Iowa counties significantly damaged by severe storms and flooding July 19-23, 2017.

Counties included in this request are: Allamakee, Bremer, Buchanan, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette and Mitchell.

Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation Saturday for Bremer, Buchanan, Clinton and Johnson counties in response to severe storms, heavy rains and flash flooding on July 21-22.

The governor’s proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of this severe weather. The proclamation also activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Program for qualifying residents of the four counties.

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Region 6 ESF-10 Update Project

The Region 6 Local Emergency Planning Committee (hereafter also referred to as the LEPC) requests proposals from firms or individuals with emergency management and hazardous materials planning and response experience. The LEPC intends to contract with a qualified firm or individual to provide the planning services required to update its comprehensive regional plan (i.e., ESF-10). An interested party or parties may request consideration for this project by submitting a proposal to the Region 6 LEPC as outlined herein. Download the following document for more information.

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Regional Tabletop Exercises Project

The Region 6 Local Emergency Planning Committee (hereafter also referred to as the LEPC) requests proposals from firms or individuals with emergency management, Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) exercise design & facilitation, and hazardous materials planning and response experience.  The LEPC intends to contract with a qualified firm or individual to provide the services required to complete four (4) Tabletop Hazardous Materials Response exercises using two different scenarios based on products identified in the Region 6 LEPC Commodity Flow Study. The contractor will follow the HSEEP process including written After Action Reports and Improvement Plans (AAR/IP) for each exercise. The expected outcome of this project is to increase awareness of the commodities transported on our routes and prepare responders and officials for response in the event of a transportation related hazardous materials incident. Upon completion, all documents related to this project are the sole possession of Region 6 LEPC.  Any interested party or parties may request consideration for this project by submitting a proposal to the Region 6 LEPC as outlined herein. Download the following document for more information.

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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad today announced that he is extending the proclamation of disaster emergency for counties impacted by flooding in September.

Today’s extension will make the Iowa Individuals Assistance Program available until Dec. 7, 2016, for eligible residents in the following counties:

Allamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Cedar, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Hancock, Howard, Jones, Linn, Louisa, Mitchell, Muscatine, Story, Winneshiek, Worth, and Wright.

Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in Iowa following President Obama's federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance as a result of severe storms and flooding that occurred Sept. 21 - Oct. 3, 2016, announced Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Private nonprofits that provide essential services of a governmental nature are eligible for assistance.

SBA disaster assistance is now available in Allamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Des Moines, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Howard, Linn, Mitchell, Winneshiek, and Wright counties.

Today, Gov. Terry E. Branstad received word that President Obama approved his request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 19 counties impacted by severe storms and flooding September 21-23, 2016.

The counties included in the declaration are: Allamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Des Moines, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Howard, Linn, Mitchell, Winneshiek and Wright.

Gov. Terry E. Branstad today signed a letter to be delivered to President Obama requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance as a result of damage sustained in 19 Iowa counties from severe storms and flooding from Sept. 21-23, 2016.  The request does not include activation of the federal Individual Assistance program as the damage incurred did not meet the FEMA criteria.

The counties included in this request are: Allamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Des Moines, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Howard, Linn, Mitchell, Winneshiek and Wright.

Gov. Terry E. Branstad today formally issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for 13 counties in response to recent flooding.  The counties included in this proclamation include:  Allamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Cedar, Chickasaw, Delaware, Floyd, Franklin, Linn and Wright.

The governor’s proclamation allows State resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of this severe flooding.  The proclamation also activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Program for residents of those 13 counties.  Gov. Branstad’s proclamation also activates the Iowa National Guard to assist in the response to, the mitigation of, and the recovery from the effects of the disaster as needed.

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