What a devastating weekend! We’re so sorry to hear about those affected by the flooding in the Des Moines area. If you’re struggling with which steps to take after this devastation, we recommend starting with the resources listed below. They can help guide you through the disaster recovery process. If we come across any other aid or assistance programs, we will add them to our list.
- Iowans who need financial assistance to recover from the flooding can visit Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management to see if they qualify.
- Your local American Red Cross and the Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services team are also great resources if you’re needing assistance.
- For 24/7 disaster crisis counseling, you are encouraged to call Iowa Concern Hotline at 800-447-1985.
Here’s new information for those facing flood damage from KCCI News Channel 8.
We also want to send out a huge THANK YOU to the men and women of the Des Moines police departments and fire departments for their tireless work over the last few days.
The recent natural disasters around the whole state of Iowa also serves as a reminder to the rest of us to have a family emergency plan ready for our families.
We hope everyone stays safe and recovers quickly!