The Meskwaki Tribal Council has authorized the Executive Director to provide financial assistance to enrolled Meskwaki Tribal Members who live OFF the Meskwaki Settlement and within one of the Disaster Declared Counties of Iowa related to the August 10th “Derecho Storm” event. Meskwaki Derecho Emergency Assistance is for losses to your household due to the Derecho Storm Event on August 10, 2020 only. All losses outlined in this request must be related to the Derecho event.
Approved Counties include: Benton, Boone, Cedar, Jasper, Linn, Marshall, Polk, Poweshiek, Scott, Story, Tama
Before submitting this request for Meskwaki Derecho Emergency Assistance, you must have applied to FEMA for Individual Assistance and have either:
1.) Been denied assistance; or
2.) Received inadequate assistance.
** Proof of FEMA application and denial is required.
FEMA is providing Disaster Recover Center locations in the region to accept Individual Assistance applications to residents of the above counties for losses due to the Derecho Storm. A Meskwaki Nation location will be provided in early October.
Please use one of these sites to apply for FEMA assistance; or you may apply online. (www.DisasterAssistance.gov)
Follow the steps below to apply for Meskwaki Derecho Emergency Assistance:
- Complete the attached form.
- Attach your FEMA response letter to the application.
- Attach documents to validate your losses and request for assistance.
- Mail or deliver to:
Attn: Executive Director
349 Meskwaki Road
Tama, IA 52339
|APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED UNTIL DECEMBER 28, 2020.|