Individual Assistance Program Available in Scott County for August 10 Severe Weather Event

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August 12, 2020


Contact: Public Information Officer – 563-484-3058

Scott County, Iowa --- On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation for Scott County and 19 other Iowa counties in response to the severe weather event that took place on August 10.  The proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of this severe weather in Scott County. The proclamation also activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program for qualifying residents, along with the Disaster Case Management Program.

The Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program provides grants of up to $5,000 for households with incomes up to 200% of the federal poverty level or a maximum annual income of $43,440 for a family of three. Grants are available for home or car repairs, replacement of clothing or food, and temporary housing expenses. Original receipts are required for those seeking reimbursement for actual expenses related to storm recovery. 

Individuals interested in requesting assistance should contact Community Action of Eastern Iowa at 563-324-3236 and/or visit  Potential applicants have 45 days from the date of the proclamation to submit a claim.

August 12, 2020