Iowa Derecho Assistance
211 General Assistance
Food, funding, and shelter
Dial 2-1-1, text your zip code to 899211 or visit 211iowa.org
Note: Make sure you’re keeping your receipts from disaster expenses (& pictures) for possible future assistance from feds.
If you are struggling and need to talk with someone.
Linn County Emergency Management Agency
Information on shelters, debris removal & what towns in Linn county are doing to respond to the storm needs.
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.
Iowa Department of Human Services
Disaster assistance programs, such as food assistance replacement.
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.
City of Cedar Rapids
Updated information and resources for those impacted by the derecho storm in the City of Cedar Rapids.
City of Iowa City
Updated information and resources for those impacted by the derecho storm in the City of Iowa City.
Iowa Derecho Storm Facebook Page
Over 18,000 citizens requesting and sharing recovery resources.
MidAmerican Energy - Outage Map
Alliant Energy - Outage Map
Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives - Outage Map