Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1270)

Incident period: April 3, 1999 to April 14, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 20, 1999

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 29, 1999
News Release
ST LOUIS, Mo. -- State and federal floodplain management officials will meet with Fredericktown and Marquand floodplain managers, and with Madison County elected officials on Monday, May 3rd to discuss post-disaster floodplain management issues. Madison County (MO) was designated to receive state and federal disaster assistance because of severe storms and flooding from April 3-14 after President Clinton declared a major disaster for Missouri.
April 28, 1999
News Release
ST LOUIS, Mo. -- Damage inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are continuing to assess storm-damaged residences in Madison County (Missouri) just one week after county residents and business owners became eligible for state and federal disaster assistance. Inspectors are now in the area examining residences and personal property damaged by early April severe storms and flooding that swept through the area.
April 26, 1999
News Release
ST LOUIS, Mo. -- Residents and business owners throughout Missouri who sustained damages from severe storms earlier this month are asked to call and report those damages to federal and state disaster recovery officials. Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said a special toll-free telephone line has been established to take reports of damages that occurred from April 3-14, 1999.
April 26, 1999
News Release
ST LOUIS, Mo. -- A Disaster Recovery Center will open at 8 a.m.Tuesday at the National Guard Armory in Fredericktown, according to state and federal disaster recovery officials. The National Guard Armory is located at 104 Armory. The hours of operation are: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.,Monday through Saturday. The center will be closed on Sunday.
April 21, 1999
News Release
ST LOUIS, Mo. -- Residents and business owners in Madison County, Missouri, who were affected by flash flooding between April 3 and April 14, 1999, now are eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance, state and federal recovery officials announced today.
April 20, 1999
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available today for flood victims in Missouri's Madison County under a major disaster declaration issued for the state by President Clinton, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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