We've had several questions about disaster assistance. Here is the link to the Iowa Disaster Assistance Application. You can download an application at the link below or pick one up in the Floyd County Auditor's Office. Fill out the application and then call 1-866-434-4692 and then follow their directions on how to proceed. http://dhs.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/470-4448.pdf
In preparing or responding to flooding in your jurisdictions,
Maintains and administers county wide Emergency Management Office, Emergency Operations Center, and equipment and programs
Prepares detailed responses and plans, including preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery for a wide variety of catastrophic scenarios
Serves as liaison (coordinator between federal, state, county, and city CEO's; and emergency response agencies) in day to day operations and in emergency and disaster scenarios
Plans, coordinates, conducts and participates in emergency exercises as required by federal and state requirements
On a day-to-day basis, Floyd County Emergency Management Agency's (FCEMA) primary function is to implement programs that prepare the county for major emergencies while keeping in mind the 4 phases of emergency management:
FCEMA is responsible for countywide inter-agency preparedness. FCEMA ensures that the county's comprehensive emergency plans integrate the procedures and resources of all county agencies and outside organizations. FCEMA serves as the link between the local jurisdictions and other entities - regional, State, federal, non-profit, and private sector partners - for emergency planning and operations.