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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…