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Hazards and Public Safety

  • Updated: 05/30/2016 9:40 am CDT
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    Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management provides lists of Iowa’s major presidential disaster declarations and map.

  • Updated: 05/30/2016 9:26 am CDT
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    Iowa Floodplain and Stormwater Management Association aims to promote flood risk education throughout Iowa. The Iowa Floodplain and Stormwater Management Association website provides helpful links, news, and upcoming events.

  • Updated: 05/18/2016 12:16 pm CDT
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    Association of State Floodplain Managers dedicates to promote education that mitigate loses and costs caused by flooding, and protect floodplains.

  • Updated: 12/16/2015 6:31 pm CST
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    The Flooding in Iowa Website provides information such as significant Iowa flood events, flood hazard information, and information for people to understand how to protect themselves when a flood happen.

  • Updated: 12/16/2015 6:17 pm CST
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    The Iowa Flood Report Website includes information for latest news, reports, and map of flood and high flow condition in Iowa.

  • Updated: 12/16/2015 5:56 pm CST
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    The Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service Website offers information of latest river forecasts and precipitation and indicate dangerous areas that floods may occur.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 1:40 pm CDT
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    Overview and detailed description of Iowa Code Chapter 28E: Joint Exercise of Governmental Powers.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 7:00 pm CDT
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    The Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) website provides a wide variety of information on disaster planning, mitigation, response and recovery.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 7:01 pm CDT
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    Iowa Flood Information System's website is a one-stop web-platform to access community-based flood conditions, forecasts, visualizations, inundation maps and flood-related data, information, and applications.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 7:04 pm CDT
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    Multiple links are provided to an overview, guidebook, and description of programs and other efforts being taken to improve quality of life in Dakota County, Minnesota.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 7:06 pm CDT
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    Tools and resources provided by PlanIowa.com.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 7:20 pm CDT
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    Guidebook from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) and the American Planning Association (APA).

  • Updated: 09/24/2015 10:45 am CDT
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    Iowa’s central location for advanced research and education focused on floods. The Iowa Flood Center's website provides links to flood resources, including publications, a photo gallery, and data sources.