Iowa Receives $7 Million in Disaster Aid from Federal Government

July 12, 2007

The federal government has approved more than $7 million in disaster assistance for Iowans who suffered damages from severe May storms.

The money includes grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Officials said more than $2 million is approved for individual assistance. Another $2.6 million will go to low-interest disaster loans to residents and businesses.

The deadline to apply for federal assistance is July 24

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