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November 17, 1998
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- December 14 is the last day that disaster assistance applications can be accepted for the October storms and flooding in Missouri and Kansas, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials. President Clinton declared the region a disaster area on Oct. 14, because of severe storms and flooding. The declaration made available a variety of assistance programs to assist residents and business owners recover and rebuild.
November 14, 1998
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Missouri and Kansas residents following President Clinton's disaster declarations in both states for the severe storms and flooding that occurred in early October. The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) and is current as of Nov.12, 1998.
November 11, 1998
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free registration line, established for those who were affected by the severe October storms and flooding, has changed its operating hours for applicants calling from Missouri. According to Curt Musgrave, FEMA federal coordinating officer for Missouri, the line will operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, effective immediately. Previously, the line had been open on Saturdays as well.
November 10, 1998
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In response to Governor Bill Graves' request, Bourbon, Jackson, Linn, and Wabaunsee Counties were added for Public Assistance to President Clinton's disaster declaration of October 14. Assistance available in Leavenworth County was expanded to include Public Assistance.
November 9, 1998
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With 18 active disaster declarations throughout the country, and more on the way, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) phones are ringing off the wall. That's why disaster recovery officials are suggesting this tip: try to call when others are not.
November 7, 1998
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Missouri and Kansas residents following the severe storms and flooding that occurred in both states in early October. The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts as of Nov. 6, 1998. BACKGROUND:
November 2, 1998
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help residents of Douglas, Johnson, Leavenworth, Seward and Wyandotte counties following the recent severe storms and flooding. The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts as of Nov. 1, 1998.
October 27, 1998
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In response to Governor Bill Graves' request, three counties were added to President Clinton's disaster declaration of October 14. Assistance available in three counties was expanded.
October 23, 1998
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In the first week since President Clinton declared parts of Missouri and Kansas major disaster areas, nearly $450,000 in disaster assistance has gone out to eligible disaster survivors. In the Missouri counties of Carroll, Clay and Jackson, more than $316,000 in disaster housing checks have already been issued to eligible applicants.
October 15, 1998
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced yesterday that federal disaster aid has been made available for people in three Kansas counties victimized by floods and other extreme weather earlier this month. FEMA Director James Lee Witt said President Clinton authorized the assistance under a major disaster declaration issued late yesterday afternoon. The declaration covers damage from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that hit the state October 1-8.
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