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Siouxland Public Media News, 4:04, 04.01.19

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Representatives from FEMA started going door-to-door in Sioux City for residents impacted by flooding. 

Crews already spent time in Hornick, Iowa.  The team is now targeting areas with damage in Sioux City, including northern Indian Hills, Morningside, the lower west side, and Riverside. 

They also set up an office at the city hall in Moville.

But, Kevin Wallace from FEMA says there might be other homes out there with damage.

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“It is imperative survivors come in and register online or by phone to see what they might be eligible for.”

People need to apply within 30 days after the Presidential Disaster Declaration to be eligible for individual disaster relief of up to $34,900. 

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Sioux City is now the home of the 25thIowa site certified for project-ready development.  State economic development director Debi Durham announced the site yesterday morning in the Sioux City Council chambers.  The 120-acre site at 27 Flags site in the Southbridge Business Park is situated between the Missouri River and Interstate 29.

Durham said the park is shovel ready, with water and electricity already set up.

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"IEDA Certified site program is about providing project ready locations, that make it easy for businesses.  It allows us to move at the speed of business.

The Iowa Economic Development Agency rolled out the Iowa Certified Site Program in 2012.  Sioux City’s first certified site helped draw Seaboard Triumph Foods to the area.  

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