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 9, 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 Grovespring. In an effort to speed assistance to Missouri residents affected by the March 11-13 severe storms, tornadoes and flooding, the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open on April 9, 2006, at:
April 8, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) have opened several Disaster Recovery Centers across the state to help meet the ongoing needs of those affected by the recent storms, tornadoes and flooding.
April 7, 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. To date, $773,171 has been disbursed for Housing Assistance which may include lodging expense reimbursement, repair assistance and temporary rental assistance.
April 6, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Perryville, 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 be closing on Friday, April 7, 2006, at 7 p.m. The Disaster Recovery Center is located at the Perry County Health Department on 406 North Spring Street, in Perryville, Missouri.
April 6, 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) has announced new hours for the six Disasters Recovery Centers serving Missourians. Effective immediately center locations and hours are as follows:
April 6, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been made available for homeowners, renters and business owners in Crawford County in the wake of severe storms and tornados that impacted the state on March 11 to March 13. "What this means is that residents and business owners in Crawford County are now eligible to apply for assistance to recover from the recent severe weather," said Thomas J. Costello, FEMA's Federal Coordinating Officer for the disaster recovery effort.

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