Disaster proclamations issued for Fayette and Van Buren counties

first_imgThe governor has issued a disaster proclamation for two counties.The state disaster proclamations for Fayette and Van Buren counties come in response to a severe storm that went through on June 20th. The proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the storm damage and also activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program. The program provides grants of up to five-thousand dollars for households that meet the income guidelines for things like home or car repairs, replacement of clothing or food, and temporary housing expenses. The grant application and instructions are available on the Iowa Department of Human Services website.last_img read more