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June 7, 2000
News Release
St Clair, MO -- On Monday, June 5, the federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Union will convert to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Workshop. The center, located in the lower level of the Union Memorial Auditorium, 501 E. Locust St., has been a resource for flood victims. It has provided access to specialists on assistance programs, mitigation techniques, and the SBA loan program. The center will remain open until the close of business on Friday, June 2. It has helped more than 250 people. On Monday, June 5, it will reopen as an SBA workshop.
June 7, 2000
News Release
St. Clair, MO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened a disaster information Helpline for those who suffered losses in the severe thunderstorms and flash flooding of May 6-7. Applicants who have questions about disaster recovery programs or the status of their application may call 1-800-525-0321 for assistance. Those who are hearing or speech impaired may call TTY 1-800-462-7585.
June 7, 2000
News Release
St. Clair, MO -- In the aftermath of the flash floods that struck East Central Missouri Counties on May 6-7, people who seek disaster assistance may find that they have also been issued a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application. These forms are sent to most applicants (both individuals and business owners) who had damage, whether or not they may qualify for a loan. This form must be completed and returned before any further assistance can be considered from other programs. If you received a loan application, you are urged to submit your completed forms immediately.
June 7, 2000
News Release
St. Clair, MO -- State and Federal Disaster Officials announced that local entities in Franklin, Jefferson and Gasconade counties have until June 22, 2000 to submit applications for federal public assistance to help repair roads, bridges, and other public property damaged in the severe thunderstorms and flash floods of May 6-7. "To be considered for public assistance benefits, we must receive your application by the June 22nd deadline," said Public Assistance Officer Chuck May of the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).
June 7, 2000
News Release
St. Clair, MO -- In the aftermath of the severe thunderstorms and flash flooding of May 6-7, disaster officials are reminding homeowners throughout Missouri that they may purchase flood insurance coverage through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) administered by the Federal Insurance Administration, a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
May 31, 2000
News Release
St Clair, MO -- On Monday, June 5, the federal/state Disaster Recovery Center in Union will convert to a U.S. Small Business Administration Workshop. The center, located in the lower level of the Union Memorial Auditorium, 501 E. Locust St., has been a resource for flood victims. It has provided access to specialists on assistance programs, mitigation techniques, and the SBA loan program. The center will remain open until the close of business on Friday, June 2. It has helped more than 250 people. On Monday, June 5, it will reopen as an SBA workshop.
May 30, 2000
News Release
St. Clair, MO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened a disaster information Helpline for those who suffered losses in the severe thunderstorms and flash flooding of May 6-7. Applicants who have questions about disaster recovery programs or the status of their application may call 1-800-525-0321 for assistance. Those who are hearing or speech impaired may call TTY 1-800-462-7585.
May 27, 2000
News Release
St. Clair, MO -- Less than two weeks after President Clinton declared 10 Missouri counties a federal disaster area, disaster assistance has topped more than $ 2.1 million, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. "We are pleased that we have been able to provide so much aid to victims of the severe thunderstorms and flash flooding of May 6-7 this quickly," said Federal Coordinating Officer Peter Martinasco. "The federal/state inspection teams have been working hard to keep the process moving."
May 25, 2000
News Release
St. Clair, MO -- State and federal officials will open a joint federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on Wednesday, May 31 at the National Guard Armory, 2740 Highway P in Festus. The armory is located five miles west of Festus on Highway P (off Highway A). Highway A connects Hillsboro and Festus. From Interstate 55 take exit 175, go west on Highway P.
May 25, 2000
News Release
St. Clair, MO -- If you live, work, or own property in any of the 10 Missouri disaster counties, and your life was adversely affected by the severe thunderstorms and flash flooding May 6-7, You should register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Don't disqualify yourself for federal assistance by not registering. Disaster recovery programs address a wide variety of situations, including transportation assistance and, under the right circumstances, even debris removal. Let a FEMA inspector determine your eligibility.

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