With the recent storms that hit Iowa in Fremont and Union counties, grants are now available for disaster assistance. Up to $5,000 is available per grant and can be used for various home or car repairs, replacement of clothing or food, or the expense of temporary housing.

To apply you must be at or below twice the federal poverty level, or a maximum annual income of $37,000. The grant application and instructions to reserve assistance are available at www.dhs.iowa.gov under the link “Disaster Assistance”. Applications must be received within 45 days.