Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1635)

Incident period: March 30, 2006 to April 3, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 5, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 14, 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 $32,605,969 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 June 14, 2006:
June 12, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Residents of Missouri who have applied for federal disaster assistance should update their contact information with the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) any time their addresses or telephone numbers change.
June 5, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Caruthersville Disaster Recovery Center, operated jointly by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Missouri Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), is changing its hours effective Wednesday, June 7. The new hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT, Monday thru Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT on Saturday. The center is located at the American Legion Post #88, on Truman Road.
June 5, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Disaster victims who are temporarily living in travel trailers may be encountering propane fueled devices for the first time. For this reason, the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has put together some brief safety tips and informational points. Safety is always of primary concern when dealing with compressed gas. However, when used according to safety guidelines, propane poses a very low threat because it is a nontoxic, nonpoisonous fuel.
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 29, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri disaster victims living in Andrew, Butler, Dunklin, Pemiscot, Pettis, St. Francois, and Stoddard counties, have only one week left to call and apply for disaster assistance. Monday, June 5 is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.

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