Office of the Governor of Iowa

Governor Branstad

Missouri River Flooding – Iowa State Joint Information Center Update

This update is provided by the Joint Information Center at the State Emergency Operations Center.

 

 

MEDIA CONFERENCE CALLS
The next weekly media conference call will be held Aug. 3 at 3:30 p.m.

Same conference call information to be used on each call.


Please Note: For updates and information on the July 10-11 severe storms in Benton, Marshall, Story and Tama counties, visit www.iowahomelandsecurity.org and select the 2011 Storms link.

 

 

NEWS AND UPDATES

Stay Aware, Be Prepared

Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) reminds Iowans that flooding along the Missouri River is continuing, and river levels are projected to remain high for many more weeks. It is important that residents in threatened areas remain prepared in case conditions change. Keeping a bag packed with essential items and establishing a family evacuation plan will help Iowans be ready to evacuate if an order is given.

 

SHELTER SUMMARY – IOWA SHELTERS

The shelter at the Iowa School for the Deaf in Council Bluffs has been reopened and will remain active for the next two weeks. Numerous shelters remain on standby and are ready to receive residents if needed.

 

 

STATE RESPONSE SUMMARY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COUNTY UPDATES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DONATIONS AND VOLUNTEERING

 

SCAMS
Iowans along the Missouri River should be aware of the potential for disaster-related scams and price gouging. For information, visit the Iowa Attorney General’s website at: www.IowaAttorneyGeneral.gov.

 

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION


For more information please visit governor.iowa.gov.

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