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2024 Tornado Resources

Demolition and Debris Management

There are several ways and resources to help with debris management.


  • Follow these steps for housing demolition: 
    • Contact your insurance company to get permission to have your home demolished. 
    • Contact Greenfield Municipal Utilities at 844-580-0810, Option 2. 
    • Use a city-approved licensed contractor to have your home demolished.
    • If your home’s foundation is being removed, call City Hall to have sewers inspected.
    • If you need assistance contact City Hall at 844-580-0810, Option 1.

Debris Management

  •  Please work with volunteer organizations or approved contractors to continue storm debris removal. Emergency crews are no longer picking up and disposing of storm debris and demolition material from the right-of-way. If you need help with debris removal or housing demolition, please contact the volunteer center for assistance. Volunteer crews are still in Adair County working on these projects. Call the Emergency Operation Center: 913-961-4717.
  • Clean metals and appliances can be taken to the Adair County Secondary Roads site.
  • Vegetative debris may be taken to the Adair County Fairgrounds.
  • Construction debris may be taken to the Adair County Landfill. Please call 641-743-8343. 
  • Hazardous materials can be disposed of two ways: 
    • Sealed containers should be taken to Secondary Roads, 602 SW 2nd St.
    • Unsealed containers should not be handled. Call 913-961-4717 for assistance.

Crisis Cleanup: Put in a request at Crisis Cleanup finds volunteer organizations to help with cleanup efforts.


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Proclamation of Disaster Emergency

Governor Reynolds has authorized a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency for Adair County, activating the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program and Disaster Case Advocacy Program. The Iowa Individual Assistance Program provides up to $5000 to eligible households with incomes up to 200% of the federal poverty level. The Disaster Case Advocacy Program works with individuals to address serious needs related to injury or hardships caused by a disaster.