Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1631)

Incident period: March 8, 2006 to March 13, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 16, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 25, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Sedalia, 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, April 26, 2006, at 7 p.m. The center, located at the Missouri State Fairgrounds, 2001 Clarendon Road, Sedalia Missouri in Pettis County is staffed by federal and state officials who have provided information and answered questions for residents who registered for disaster assistance.
April 25, 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 Disaster Recovery Center in Steelville. In an effort to speed assistance to Missouri residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding on March 11-13, the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open on April 25, 2006, at: Rivers of Life Fellowship Church 470 Grand Drive
April 24, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) urge Missourians to be extremely cautious when hiring contractors to repair or rebuild property damaged by the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. "Unfortunately, disasters can attract unscrupulous contractors who will try to take advantage of people trying to recover from a natural disaster," said Thomas J. Costello, FEMA's Federal Coordinating Officer.
April 21, 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 response and recovery efforts for those affected by the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding of March 11-13, 2006, and March 30- April 3, 2006. To date, $2,037,502 has been disbursed for Housing Assistance which may include lodging expense reimbursement, repair assistance and temporary rental assistance.
April 20, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri homeowners, renters and business owners who experienced losses due to recent tornadoes and storms are encouraged to register for assistance with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's 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. People may also register online at www.fema.gov.
April 20, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Grovespring, 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 Saturday, April 22, 2006, at 7 p.m. The center, located at the Grovespring Senior Citizens Center, 2229 Highway M, Grovespring, Missouri in Wright County is staffed by federal and state officials that have provided information and answered questions for residents who registered for disaster assistance.

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