natural disaster http://iowapublicradio.org en Losing and Finding Home http://iowapublicradio.org/post/losing-and-finding-home <p>To most, the word "home" means more than just a place to sleep and store property. This hour Charity Nebbe talks about what home means as well as what it means to lose one's home and find it again with Sally Ooms, author of <a href="http://sallyooms.blogspot.com/">Finding Home: How Americans Prevail</a>. In her book Ooms profiles people who have been displaced by family pressures, economic pressures, and natural disasters.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 18:16:32 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 28284 at http://iowapublicradio.org Losing and Finding Home Wildlife Day: Natural Disaster and Baby Animals http://iowapublicradio.org/post/wildlife-day-natural-disaster-and-baby-animals <p>Last summer many wild animals suffered because of a lack of water, this year nests have been washed out and wild babies have been separated from their mothers through floods and storms. Host Charity Nebbe talks with wildlife biologist Jim Pease about how natural disasters affect the boom and bust cycles of Iowa's wildlife populations.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 16:38:35 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 22247 at http://iowapublicradio.org Wildlife Day: Natural Disaster and Baby Animals A year after flood, Hamburg hopes to keep levee http://iowapublicradio.org/post/year-after-flood-hamburg-hopes-keep-levee <p>Last summer, Iowa and Nebraska were in the grips of major flooding along the Missouri River. Now, a small southwest Iowa community hopes to make permanent a levee that protected them from the river.&nbsp;</p><p>To find out more about the levee project, click <a href="http://hamburglevee.com">here</a>.</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 16:31:43 +0000 Deborah Newcombe 5905 at http://iowapublicradio.org A year after flood, Hamburg hopes to keep levee