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HAMBURG — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha, Nebraska, says it has awarded a nearly $2.8 million contract to repair a Missouri River levee in southwestern Iowa.

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Weather forecasters have indicated the chance for widespread rainfall over the next five days in the Missouri River basin. Current river forecasts estimate an additional 1.6 feet of river rises as a result, cresting around 7 a.m. on Friday.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is offering the financial help to those who have flood-damaged wells or septic systems in Fremont, Harrison, Louisa, Mills, Monona, Pottawattamie, Scott, Shelby and Woodbury Counties. The damage must have occurred between March 12 and June 15.

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WASHINGTON — Additional flood recovery funding for Nebraska and Iowa is on its way after the House voted Monday to send a $19.1 billion disaster relief package to President Donald Trump’s desk.

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The city of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County and the city of Crescent issued a new disaster declaration early Friday evening for the continuing and renewed flooding along the Missouri River.

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The Small Business Administration approved more than $25 million in federal disaster loans for Iowa businesses and residents impacted by severe storms and flooding that occurred March 12 through May 16.

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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds requested, and FEMA approved, extending the deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance in the eight counties affected by the severe storms and flooding beginning March 12.

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Google.org and Googlers are donating more than $125,000 to flood relief efforts in Iowa and Nebraska to support the work of organizations such as the American Red Cross, Team Rubicon and United Way of the Midlands. The support will help communities devastated by flooding in early March.

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According to the Iowa Department of Transportation, crews are working on reconstructing culverts between Crescent and Honey Creek. Debris removal and shoulder repairs on the stretch of the interstate have been completed and all four lanes are scheduled to reopen in late May.