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
ST LOUIS, Mo. -- Nearly $250,000 in federal disaster assistance grants already have been approved for residents of Madison County (Missouri) affected by early April severe storms and flooding. The money comes just one week after President Clinton declared Missouri a major disaster area, enabling residents and business owners in Madison County to apply for state and federal help to recover from storm damages.
April 28, 1999
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
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 26, 1999
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 21, 1999
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
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).