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Disaster Proclamation Issued For 19 Iowa Counties, Including Buena Vista, Emmet & Kossuth

Thu 10-11-2018

(Des Moines)-- Governor Kim Reynolds today (Thurs.) issued a disaster proclamation for 19 Iowa counties hit with severe weather since October 4th.

Three counties in our area are included in the proclamation, including Buena Vista, Emmet and Kossuth.

The proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond and assist with recovery efforts. It also makes residents in the affected counties eligible for assistance through the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant and Disaster Case Management programs.

More information on the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant program can be found at the Iowa Department of Human Services website; information on the Disaster Case Management program can be found at iowacommunityaction.org.