Derecho Storm Resources
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If You Need Assistance:
211 General Assistance
Food, funding, and shelter
Dial 2-1-1, text your zip code to 899211 or visit 211iowa.org

Food Pantries

Financial Help
Note: Make sure you’re keeping your receipts from disaster expenses (& pictures) for possible future assistance from feds.

Mental Health
If you are struggling and need to talk with someone.
Call 1-800-273-TALK

Linn County Emergency Management Agency
Information on shelters, debris removal & what towns in Linn county are doing to respond to the storm needs.

Linn County Public Health
Information on burning, road closures, safety tips with generators and food. https://www.linncounty.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1783

Iowa Dept of Public Health
Disaster relief resources, including agriculture.

Iowa Department of Human Services
Disaster assistance programs, such as food assistance replacement.

Red Cross - Serving Iowa
Can provide temporary lodging and meals.
1-800-RED-CROSS and press 0 to speak with a representative

United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties
Their disaster resource page has updated information and resources for those impacted by the derecho storm in Johnson and Washington Counties.
319-338-7823

City of Cedar Rapids
Updated information and resources for those impacted by the derecho storm in the City of Cedar Rapids.

City of Iowa City
Updated information and resources for those impacted by the derecho storm in the City of Iowa City.

Iowa Derecho Storm Facebook Page
Over 18,000 citizens requesting and sharing recovery resources.
Power Updates:
MidAmerican Energy - Outage Map

Alliant Energy - Outage Map

Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives - Outage Map
If You Want To Provide Assistance:
Volunteer
If you are searching for opportunities to volunteer to help with storm clean up needs.
Linn County -224-406-1366 or United Way
Marion - 319-447-3581

Donate
Horizons Meals on Wheels for Linn County is coordinating meals for residents. 
The City of Coralville’s Food Pantry is coordinating meals for residents. You can donate here.
The United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties is coordinating disaster air. You can donate here.
If you have additional resources you would like us to share, please send them to [email protected].

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