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Governor Culver issued disaster proclamation for flooded counties

DES MOINES (KWWL)– Governor Chet Culver has issued a disaster proclamation for Black Hawk, Jasper and Lyon counties in response to recent flash flooding.

The states Individual Assistance Grant Program will provide each county up to $5,000 in reimbursements for damages for eligible individuals and families.  Those families must have an income of less than 200 percent above the poverty level.

Application information for residents in those counties has been made available on the Department of Human Services website.

Visit the Department of Human Services website (www.dhs.state.ia.us) and click on Storm Help, or call 877-937-3663.

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