Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Chickasaw, Dubuque, Floyd and Kossuth counties in response to severe storms, heavy rains and flash flooding on July 19-22, 2017 . The governor’s proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of this severe weather. The proclamation also activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Program for qualifying residents of the four counties. Potential applicants have until September 8, to submit a claim. Go to the ICAA Programs page for more information.