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

March 22, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- To help meet the ongoing needs of those who suffered damage from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding on March 11-13, 2006, the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency and Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened Disaster Recovery Centers. The centers provide a single location where people are able to talk face-to-face with recovery specialists.
March 21, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA , MO. ?- In the first five days since Missourians in nine declared counties began registering for disaster assistance, more than $137,420 in federal and state disaster assistance grants has been approved for people affected by the severe storms, tornados, and flooding from March 11 to 13, state and federal officials announced today.
March 20, 2006
News Release
Missouri citizens or businesses, who suffered any storm related damages, are urged to apply for federal/state disaster assistance by calling the Federal Emergency Management Agency at 1-800-621-3362 (1-800-621-FEMA) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) between the hours of 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., seven days a week. Citizens and businesses with Internet access can register online at: /register.shtm. This is the first step for individuals or businesses to receive federal disaster assistance.
March 20, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other disaster assistance agencies are in the field as an important part of the recovery process for individuals and business owners in the Missouri counties affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from March 11-13, 2006.
March 16, 2006
News Release
» Federal Aid Programs for Missouri Disaster WASHINGTON , D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Missouri to help people and communities recover from the effects of severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period from March 11-13, 2006.
March 16, 2006
News Release
» President Declares Major Disaster For Missouri Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Missouri. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required :

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