Siouxland Flood Info 2024

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Siouxland Recovery Fund

The purpose of the Siouxland Recovery Fund is to provide financial resources to help meet short, intermediate and long term needs for recovery in the Siouxland area when a major disaster strikes.

On June 23, 2024, the fund was activated to support the recovery efforts of major flooding in the Siouxland region. 

Union County SD, Dakota County NE, and Woodbury & Plymouth Counties in IA will be the primary areas served.  

Donating to the Siouxland Recovery Fund is easy: 

  • Donate online through PayPal by clicking here
  • Mail your donation to the Siouxland Recovery Fund c/o United Way of Siouxland at 701 Steuben St. Sioux City, IA 51101
  • Contributions can also be made at any Security National Bank drop box or overnight deposit location

Frequently Asked Questions about the Siouxland Recovery Fund can be found here


How to Apply with FEMA

  • Visit
  • Call FEMA directly at 800-621-FEMA (3362)
  • Download and use the FEMA app
  • FEMA works with every household on a case-by-case basis.
  • Anyone using a relay service, such as video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service or others, can give FEMA the number for that service. For an accessible video on three ways to apply for FEMA assistance, visit:

Types of FEMA Aid Available

FEMA will offer a variety of help to residents affected by the flooding. Every resident who experienced damages is encouraged to apply.

Money provided by the FEMA organization does not need to be repaid and may include:

  • Serious Needs: Money for lifesaving and life-sustaining items, including water, food, first aid, prescriptions, infant formula, breastfeeding supplies, diapers, consumable medical supplies, durable medical equipment, personal hygiene items and fuel for transportation.
  • Displacement: Money to help with housing needs if you cannot return to your home because of the disaster. The money can be used to stay in a hotel, with family and friends or other options while you look for a rental unit.
  • Home Repair or Replacement: Money to help you repair or replace your home damaged by the disaster. The money can also help with pre-existing damage to parts of your home where the disaster caused further damage.
  • Rental Assistance: Money you can use to rent housing if you are displaced from your home because of the disaster.
  • Personal Property: Money to help you repair or replace appliances, room furnishings, and a personal or family computer damaged by the disaster. This can also include money for books, uniforms, tools, medical equipment and other items required for school or work, including self-employment
  • Child Care: Money to help you pay for increased or child care expenses caused by the disaster.
  • Transportation: Money to help you repair or replace a vehicle damaged by the disaster when you don’t have another vehicle you can use.
  • Moving and Storage Expenses: Money to help you move and store personal property from your home to prevent additional damage.


Red Cross has opened 6 shelters across Northwest Iowa

  • Tyson Events Center, 401 Gordon Dr, Sioux City, IA 51101
  • CrossWinds Church, 1900 Grand Avenue, Suite A, Spencer, IA 51301
  • Faith Pentecostal Church, 1700 11th Avenue SW, Spencer, IA 51301
  • Trinity Christian Reformed Church, 2020 8th Street SE, Rock Valley, 51247
  • Cherokee Washington High School, 600 West Bluff Street, Cherokee, IA 51012
  • Faith Reformed Church, 1305 7th Street, Rock Valley, IA 51247
  • River Valley Community School, 916 Hackberry Street, Correctionville, IA 51016

Residents affected by the storms can receive assistance by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767). The free Red Cross Emergency app can be downloaded for weather alerts, open Red Cross shelter locations and safety steps for emergencies such as flooding.

To support Red Cross Disaster Relief and help people affected by disasters like the floods in Iowa, visit, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.


Face Book Siouxland Flood Relief Group HERE

Flood victims that need temporary petting boarding contact Helping Paws (HERE)

IOWA Road closures can be found online at

Missouri river current levels at Sioux City can be found HERE

Big Sioux river current levels in Sioux City can be found HERE

Little Sioux river current levels in Sioux City can be found HERE

Iowa Flood Center info can be found HERE

South Dakota Flood Center info can be found HERE

United States Army Corp. info can be found HERE

KTIV Camera's on the Missouri River can be found HERE

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