Disaster proclamation for five Iowa counties

Hancock and Winnebago counties included.

Posted: Jun 25, 2018 2:04 PM
Updated: Jun 25, 2018 4:48 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa – Governor Kim Reynolds has issued another disaster proclamation, this one covering Hancock, Winnebago, Humboldt, Plymouth, and Sioux counties.

The governor’s declaration is in response to recent severe weather and flooding and activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program for the residents of those counties.

The program provides grants of up to $5,000 for households with incomes up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level or a maximum annual income of $41,560 for a family of three. Grants are available for home or car repairs, replacement of clothing or food and temporary housing expenses.

Residents have 45 days to apply for assistance.

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