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May 31, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA , Mo. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners who were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding of March 8-13 and March 30 - April 3, 2006, have been approved to receive more than $24.4 million in assistance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the State of Missouri Emergency Management Agency (SEMA). Recovery Services Summary as of May 31, 2006 :
May 8, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Sikeston, Missouri, operated jointly by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Missouri Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) will close on Wednesday, May 10, 2006, at 7 p.m. The center is located in Scott County at the Lobby of Family Life Center, First United Methodist Church, 1307 North Main, Sikeston, Missouri. Federal and state officials are on site to provide information and answer questions for residents who registered for disaster assistance.
May 8, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri disaster victims living in: Bates, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Christian, Cooper, Crawford, Greene, Henry, Hickory, Howard, Iron, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Mississippi, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, New Madrid, Newton, Perry, Phelps, Pettis, Putnam, Randolph, Saline, Scott, St. Clair, Ste. Genevieve, Taney, Vernon, Webster and Wright who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only one more week to apply.
May 5, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA , Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Missouri Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) officials continue recovery efforts for those affected by the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding of March 8-13 and March 30- April 3, 2006. To date, nearly $1.5 million has been approved for Housing Assistance, including lodging expense reimbursement, repair assistance and temporary rental assistance.
May 4, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Missouri Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) have opened a mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Sikeston . In an effort to speed assistance to Missouri residents affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from March 8 through March 13, 2006, the mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open on Friday, May 5, 2006, at:
April 29, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Officials urge Missourians who suffered losses due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding on March 8 through 13, 2006, to apply for assistance soon if they have not already done so. According to the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Missouri Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the deadline for applying for aid under President Bush's disaster declaration is Monday, May 15, 2006.
April 28, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Steelville, Missouri, operated jointly by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Missouri Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) will close on Monday, May 1, 2006, at 7 p.m. The center is located in Crawford County at the Rivers of Life Fellowship Church, 470 Grand Drive, Steelville, Missouri. Federal and state officials are on site to provide information and answer questions for residents who registered for disaster assistance.
April 28, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Missouri Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) officials continue recovery efforts for those affected by the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding of March 8-13, 2006, and March 30- April 3, 2006. To date, $2,419,516 has been approved for Housing Assistance, including lodging expense reimbursement, repair assistance and temporary rental assistance.
April 27, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Keeping contact information current is as important as registration in the disaster recovery process. That is the message federal and state officials here are stressing to Missourians affected by the recent severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding. Residents need to stay in touch with the US . Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and update their contact information as it changes.
April 26, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Lawrence and Vernon counties are now eligible to receive all categories of Public Assistance under the major disaster declaration issued by President Bush on March 16, 2006, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "We are committed to working with our counterparts on the state and local levels to help communities rebuild," said Federal Coordinating Officer Thomas J. Costello. "We look forward to continuing to provide necessary resources on Missouri 's path to recovery."

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