Derecho Storm Assistance and Updates

If You Need Assistance:

 

211 General Assistance

Food, funding, and shelter

Dial 2-1-1, text your zip code to 899211 or visit 211iowa.org

 

Food Pantries

https://www.foodpantries.org/st/iowa

 

Financial Help

Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program

Disaster Case Management

Note: Make sure you’re keeping your receipts from disaster expenses (& pictures) for possible future assistance from feds.

 

Mental Health

If you are struggling and need to talk with someone.

Call 1-800-273-TALK

 

Linn County Emergency Management Agency

Information on shelters, debris removal & what towns in Linn county are doing to respond to the storm needs.

Website

 

Linn County Public Health

Information on burning, road closures, safety tips with generators and food. https://www.linncounty.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1783

 

Iowa Dept of Public Health

Disaster relief resources, including agriculture.

https://www.iowa.gov/disaster-recovery-resources

 

Iowa Department of Human Services

Disaster assistance programs, such as food assistance replacement.

https://dhs.iowa.gov/disaster-assistance-programs

 

Red Cross - Serving Iowa

Can provide temporary lodging and meals.

1-800-RED-CROSS and press 0 to speak with a representative

 

United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties

Their disaster resource page has updated information and resources for those impacted by the derecho storm in Johnson and Washington Counties.

319-338-7823

Website

 

City of Cedar Rapids

Updated information and resources for those impacted by the derecho storm in the City of Cedar Rapids.

Website

Sign Up for Text Alerts

 

City of Iowa City

Updated information and resources for those impacted by the derecho storm in the City of Iowa City.

Website

 

Iowa Derecho Storm Facebook Page

Over 18,000 citizens requesting and sharing recovery resources.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/974094406389442/?fref=mentions

 

Power Updates:

 

MidAmerican Energy - Outage Map

https://www.midamericanenergy.com/OutageWatch/dsk.html

 

Alliant Energy - Outage Map

https://myaccount.alliantenergy.com/Por…/outeroutagenew.aspx

 

Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives - Outage Map

https://www.iowarec.org/outages

 

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