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					                      Sandbag and Plastic Sheeting Distribution

   Under the authority of Public Law 84-99, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may provide
   flood-fighting supplies such as sandbags and plastic sheeting to local organizations, cities,
   counties and states that are actively flood-fighting.

       •   Issuing of flood-fight supplies is authorized during U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’
           declared flood emergencies and is not for stocking of requesting agency inventory.
       •   The requesting agency may be required to replenish issued flood-fight supplies.
       •   Flood-fight supplies are for the protection of public infrastructure and are not
           intended for private use.
       •   The issue of flood-fight supplies by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is
           supplemental in nature to local organizations, cities, counties and states and is not
           intended as the primary flood-fight resource.
       •   The transportation of flood-fight supplies shall be the responsibility of the requestor.


                  Process for Requesting Emergency Flood -Fight Supplies

   The Rock Island District Corps of Engineers has coordinated agreements with state
   Emergency Management Agencies for the issue of flood-fight supplies.

       •   Requests for flood-fight supplies shall originate at the local county level Emergency
           Management agency. Requests that cannot be filled at the county level may be
           elevated to the state Emergency Management agency. Requests that cannot be filled
           at the state level may be elevated to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for assistance.



For more information about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ emergency assistance, please
visit us on the World Wide Web @

                        http://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/EmergencyMgt/

				
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Description: Sandbags, usually by strong coarse, white canvas and sacks stitched up and down the ten-story, size 1.5 feet square, built about 8 kilograms of iron sand. Some sandbags built sand, sawdust, beans or sorghum. With square and round two, the weight and size according to practitioners needs. Major muscles.