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August 3, 2004
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Individuals and business owners in the 37 disaster-declared counties who sustained damage in the severe storms that occurred between May18-31 have only one month to apply for disaster assistance. Tuesday, Aug. 10, is the last day registrations will be accepted for individual assistance. Loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related losses to real and personal property must also be submitted by that date.
July 13, 2004
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Individuals and business owners in the 37 disaster-declared counties who sustained damage in the severe storms that occurred between May18-31 have only one month to apply for disaster assistance. Tuesday, August 10 is the last day registrations will be accepted for individual assistance. Loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related losses to real and personal property must also be submitted by that date.
July 12, 2004
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Residents of any of the 37 disaster-declared counties who became unemployed as a result of the severe weather that occurred between May 18 and May 31 have until close of business Monday, July 19 to apply for federal disaster unemployment assistance (DUA) benefits.
June 25, 2004
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Missouri residents following the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred in late May. The following is an update of their activities to date:
June 18, 2004
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal and state disaster recovery officials have announced the opening of two additional Disaster Recovery Centers on Monday, June 21. These centers will be located in the Public Utilities Building at 920 Washington Street in Chillicothe and in the Conley Building, 701 East Main Street in Maysville. Both centers will open at 12 noon on Monday and close that day at 7pm. Each will be in operation on Tuesday, June 22 and Wednesday, June 23, from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. and will be closed thereafter.
June 17, 2004
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mont.-- Every disaster has its share of con artists trying to take advantage of disaster victims, so be careful of whom you let into your home. If your house was damaged in the recent severe weather and someone appears at your door claiming to be a federal or state official, ask for identification.
June 13, 2004
News Release
» Federal Aid Programs For Missouri Disaster Recovery WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has authorized the use of federal disaster funds for Missouri to help families and businesses recover from the effects of a series of severe storms that struck the state during May.
June 12, 2004
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- President Bush declared 37 counties in Missouri disaster areas as a result of damages received from tornadoes, severe storms and flooding between May 18 and May 31. This declaration clears the way for federal programs to assist those affected by these events in their recovery. The first step is to register for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) (or TTY 1-800-462-7585) between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., CDT, seven days a week until further notice.
June 11, 2004
Disaster Federal Register Notice