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Rebuild Iowa Report Calls for Emergency Managers in All Counties

Rebuild Iowa Report Calls for Emergency Managers in All Counties

DES MOINES, Iowa, November 19, 2008 (ENS) – Severe weather and flooding from May 25 through most of June was the worst natural disaster in Iowa history. Termed the “500 year flood” by Governor Chet Culver, the rising waters displaced 40,000 Iowans and disrupted the lives of many others. On Tuesday, Governor Culver was presented…

Rebuild Iowa Commission Report Outlines Urgent Needs

Rebuild Iowa Commission Report Outlines Urgent Needs

DES MOINES, Iowa, September 4, 2008 (ENS) – The Iowa government should ensure housing for all victims of this summer’s floods who need to be relocated, temporarily or permanently, before cold weather arrives, recommends the initial report of the Rebuild Iowa Advisory Commission issued Tuesday. The state should also expedite the flow of funds from…

Every Penny Is 'Precious' Says Iowa Governor Chet Culver

Every Penny Is 'Precious' Says Iowa Governor Chet Culver

DES MOINES, Iowa, July 10, 2008 (ENS) – As he does his job of helping Iowans clean up and recover from the disastrous June floods, Governor Chet Culver is already thinking ahead to preventing the next flood emergency. In a webcast interview with the Editorial Board of the “Des Moines Register” newspaper today, the governor…