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Governor Branstad issues disaster proclamation for Clarke County

MAY 27, 2015 - Governor Terry E. Branstad today issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Clarke County in response to recent severe weather.

The governor’s proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of a severe storm system that significantly impacted the county on May 17, 2015. In addition, the proclamation also activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Program for Clarke County. More...


Bird flu strikes Iowa


Since December 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed several cases of bird flu across the country, with the highest number of affected birds found in Iowa. Find out more about the status of confirmed cases in Iowa and how to protect your flocks, and also access frequently asked questions, fact sheets, brochures, and more.


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