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SUMMARY -STATE: Iowa - NUMBER: FEMA-3480-EM INCIDENT: COVID-19
INCIDENT PERIOD: January 20, 2020, and continuing
FEDERAL COORDINATING OFFICER: Paul Taylor
DESIGNATIONS AND TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
Pursuant to the Nationwide Emergency Declaration issued by the President on March 13, 2020, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is authorized to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, or to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in the designated areas. Specifically, FEMA is authorized to provide emergency protective measures (Category B) not authorized under other Federal statutes, including direct federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program at 75 percent federal funding.
This assistance is for all areas in the State of Iowa.