Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding (DR-1463)

Incident period: May 4, 2003 to May 30, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 6, 2003

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 3, 2003
News Release
Springfield, MO -- Individuals who suffered damage from the Missouri tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that began May 4 and were insured may still be eligible for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "If you were uninsured or your insurance policy did not cover some of your disaster-related damages or losses, FEMA may be able to help," said Federal Coordinating Officer Mike Karl. "If your insurance company did not fully cover your losses, take the first step and register with FEMA."
June 2, 2003
News Release
Springfield, MO -- As Missourians prepare to observe the one-month anniversary of the historic tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that began on May 4, federal and state disaster officials said today that assistance is reaching those who need it.
May 31, 2003
News Release
Springfield, MO -- For about the cost of remodeling a bathroom, you can survive a tornado by creating a Safe Room. This specially-designed room can save lives by giving a part of your house and you a "suit of armor."
May 30, 2003
News Release
Springfield, MO -- Federal and state disaster officials remind Missourians that June 6, 2003 is the deadline for filing for Disaster Unemployment Assistance for persons living or working in the following counties: Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Buchanan, Camden, Cass, Cedar, Christian, Clay, Clinton, Cooper, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Henry, Hickory, Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Laclede, Lafayette, Lawrence, McDonald, Miller, Morgan, Newton, Pettis, Platte, Polk, Pulaski, Ray, Saline, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Vernon and Webster.
May 30, 2003
News Release
Springfield, MO -- Disaster assistance has been made available for ten more Missouri counties to help local governments recover from the effects of the tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that began on May 4, state and federal disaster recovery officials announced today. Mike Karl, federal coordinating officer for the Missouri disaster recovery effort, said the counties were added to the list of eligible jurisdictions based on a review of damage data gathered by state and federal disaster recovery officials.
May 29, 2003
News Release
Springfield, MO -- For about the cost of remodeling a bathroom, you can survive a tornado by creating a Safe Room. This specially designed room can save lives by giving a part of your house and you a "suit of armor."

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