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Posted on: July 5, 2018


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If you are a resident or business owner that was affected by the recent storm damage, we encourage you to report your assessment. In order to qualify for federal funding, Polk County is working to report the extent and severity of damage to FEMA. FEMA then determines our qualification for federal and individual assistance. To meet this threshold, it is very important for residents to report a damage assessment to 211, the Disaster Recovery Center or self-report it to Polk County Emergency Management’s website. Make sure to take LOTS of pictures for damage reports so Polk County can see the physical damage done to your home or property. Polk County and the impacted cities are working very hard to get the damage assessments completed in a timely manner.

Click here to submit your damage assessment

When submitting your damage assessment, please categorize your assessment properly.

  • Destroyed: Over 5 feet of water on 1st floor Basement full and over 2 feet of water on 1st floor
  • Major: Without basement: 2-5 feet of water on 1st floor, with basement: over 8 feet, or Collapsed basement wall(s)
  • Minor: Without basement: 1-2 feet of water on 1st floor, with basement: 1-8 feet
  • Affected: Without basement: less than 12 inches on 1st floor, with basement: less than 12 inches, or no structure damage

If the flood impacted you, click here (PDF) to review the available assistance.

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