Missouri Ice Storm (DR-1403)

Incident period: January 29, 2002 to February 13, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 6, 2002

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 20, 2002
News Release
Kansas City, MO. -- The three FEMA/SEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Missouri will change their hours effective February 21. The new hours will be Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.- 7 p.m., until further notice. The Disaster Recovery Centers are located at: Benjamin Plaza Shopping Center 8938-E Hillcrest Road Kansas City, MO 64132 Palmer School 218 N. Pleasant St. Independence, MO 64050
February 19, 2002
News Release
IF YOU WERE AFFECTED BY THE SEVERE WINTER ICE STORMS, AND LIVE IN ONE OF THE 43 MISSOURI COUNTIES INCLUDED IN , THE DISASTER DECLARATION, YOU CAN REGISTER FOR STATE AND , FEDERAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE BY CALLING , 1-800-621-3362. , LINES ARE OPEN FROM 8 A.M. TO 6 P.M., SEVEN DAYS A WEEK. , THAT NUMBER AGAIN IS 1-800-621-3362. , PLEASE CALL NOW. YOU WON'T RECEIVE FEMA ASSISTANCE UNLESS , YOU REGISTER. YOU CAN'T REGISTER UNLESS YOU CALL , 1-800-621-3362.
February 19, 2002
News Release
Kansas City, MO. -- State and federal officials encourage any Missourians who suffered damage or losses from the recent winter ice storm to apply for assistance as soon as possible. Individuals are urged not to prejudge their eligibility for the variety of programs and services offered under the recent Presidential declaration.
February 15, 2002
News Release
Emporia, Kansas -- State and federal officials announced today that more than $1.3 million in disaster assistance has been approved to aid victims of the severe ice storms that devastated 68 Kansas and Missouri counties beginning January 29. The assistance, coordinated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and provided by federal, state and voluntary agencies has been granted to individuals, families and businesses affected by the storms.
February 15, 2002
News Release
Kansas City, MO -- Disaster assistance has been made available in more Missouri counties to help residents and local governments recover from the effects of the recent ice storm, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.
February 14, 2002
News Release
Kansas City, MO -- In one week, more than $536,000 in disaster housing assistance has been provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to Missourians affected by the recent ice storm. "We are pleased to have been able to provide so much aid so quickly," said FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer William Lokey. "By getting checks in the mail totaling more than a half-million dollars in just one week, FEMA is helping Missourians recover from the winter storm."

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