2019 Flood Resources

2019 Flood Resources

Road closed barricades flooded in water on River Drive.

Flood Resources from Scott County EMA - Updated May 8, 2019

Flood Donation Center

The Salvation Army has opened a Flood Donation Center for individuals donating items and for individuals looking to receive items.  The Center will serve residents of Scott and Rock Island Counties.  A valid Driver’s License or State Issued ID is needed to pick up items.

Former Office Max Building (near North Park Mall)

320 W. Kimberly Rd.

Davenport, IA

Monday - Friday, May 20-24, 2019

10:00am - 6:00pm

At this time, the Flood Donation Center will accept the following items needed for flood recovery:

1. Dehumidifiers

2. Fans

3. Tools for building repair

4. Cleaning supplies and tools

5. Personal protective equipment such as work gloves, nitrile gloves, work masks, and eye protection

6. Unopened bottles of bleach 
Canned goods and other non-perishable food items may be donated at this time as well.


Disaster Assistance Services

Community Action of Eastern Iowa’s Disaster Assistance Services may be able to help if your household has been affected by the 2019 Mississippi Floods.  There are no income guidelines for case management services.  Financial recovery services up to $5,000 may be available to households at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.  More information can be found on the website:

Disaster Assistance - FEMA

Impacted Scott County residents may also be eligible to apply for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Disaster Assistance Program which proivdes assistance to those whose homes are damaged, unsafe, or inaccessbile because of the recent flooding. Application deadline is July 1, 2019.

  • If you have a homeowners, renters, or flood insurance policy, file your insurance claim immediately and before applying for disaster assistance.
  • If you cannot return to your home, or if you are unable to live your home because of disaster damage, visit https://www.disasterassistance.gov or call 800-621-3362 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., CDT daily until further notice. Multilingual operators are available.

FEMA registration is quick and easy. There are multiple ways to register:

To apply for assistance, you will need the following information available:

  • Social Security Number;
  • Daytime telephone number:
  • Current mailing address and damaged property address with zip code;
  • Insurance information, if available; and
  • Bank account type, account number and routing number.

Please see the links below for more information:

FEMA Disaster Assistance Registration 

FEMA Disaster Assistance After Registration

Disaster Assistance - SBA

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Iowa Small Business Development Center has established a SBA Business Recovery Center in Davenport to provide a wide range of services to businesses impacted by severe storms and flooding that began March 12, 2019. SBA customer service representatives will meet with business owners to explain SBA disaster loans, answer questions about the loan program, explain the application process and help business owners complete loan applications. The deadline to apply is July 1, 2019.

Business Recovery Center

Eastern Iowa Community College

101 West Third St.

Davenport, IA 52801

Open at 9 a.m., May 16, 2019

Mondays - Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fridays 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Closed Memorial Day, Monday, May 27

Please see the link below for more information:

SBA Business Recovery Center English

SBA Business Recovery Center Spanish

Disaster Legal Assistance - Iowa Legal Aid

Iowa Legal Aid provides free legal services to low-income clients in Scott and Clinton Counties who have been affected by disasters, including the recent flooding.  The flyer provides examples of the types of legal issues the office can assist with. 

To apply for services, persons can walk-in during normal office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), can call 1-800-532-1275 during intake hours (Monday through Friday from 9 to 11 am and 1:30 to 3:30 pm except Thursday afternoons only for emergencies), and can apply online at iowalegalaid.org.  Please see the link below for more information:

Flooding Cleanup Kits

Contact the American Red Cross or Salvation Army:

  • American Red Cross:  (309) 743-2166
  • Salvation Army:  kits are available at the Flood Donation Center or by calling Bill Horrell, Salvation Army Development Director at  (309) 566-0350

Flood Debris Collection

Potable Water Distribution

Residents who are currently impacted with the current flooding, and don’t have access to clean, potable water, are eligible to received donated bottled water.  See Flood Donation Center above.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed for flood cleanup efforts in Davenport and in other areas in Scott County.  Home and private business owners in need of volunteers are encouraged to reach out to Scott County EMA to receive volunteer assistance.

**Scott County EMA Volunteer Hotline is available Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Water Well information & caring for them after a flood

Guidance for safe drinking water

See attachment below.

Page updated on 5/15/2019

May 8, 2019