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

April 17, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA , Mo. -- Disaster assistance has been made available for six more Missouri counties to help residents recover from the effects of recent tornadoes, severe storms and flooding, federal and state officials announced today. Officials with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said the counties were added to the list of eligible jurisdictions based on a review of damage data gathered by state and federal disaster recovery officials.
April 14, 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, $1,165,732 has been disbursed for Housing Assistance which may include lodging expense reimbursement, repair assistance and temporary rental assistance.
April 11, 2006
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missourians who have applied for disaster assistance may be contacted and visited by a damage inspector, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA). "The inspections help us verify the damages, which allows us to help applicants get the most assistance they're eligible for in the quickest and most efficient way possible," said Thomas J. Costello, Federal Coordinating Officer.
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 6, 2006
News Release
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 beginning on March 30, 2006 through and including April 3, 2006.
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 Pemiscot County in the wake of severe storms and tornados that impacted the state beginning March 30 through April 3. "What this means is that residents and business owners in Pemiscot 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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