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April 18, 2007
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- As of April 17, more than $17 million has been obligated to the state of Missouri by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under its Public Assistance grant program for costs associated with the two severe winter storms that swept through the state. The $17,296,796 obligation represents the federal share of the cost of eligible work submitted for reimbursement to date by applicants throughout the declared jurisdictions.
March 28, 2007
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- As of March 28, nearly $16 million has been obligated to the state of Missouri by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under its Public Assistance grant program for costs associated with the two severe winter storms that swept through the state.
March 12, 2007
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- An army of workers in dump trucks, skip loaders, backhoes, knuckle boom trucks and other equipment is scouring disaster-struck Missouri, clearing and disposing of more than 3 million cubic yards of debris left by the ice storms that hammered the state in this winter.
March 5, 2007
Disaster Federal Register Notice
March 5, 2007
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- After further damage assessments, four more Missouri counties have been declared eligible for federal disaster aid for infrastructure damage sustained in the Nov. 30-Dec. 2 ice storm, disaster recovery officials said today - Callaway, Camden, Marion and Miller counties. The Missouri State Emergency Management Agency will schedule applicant briefings for the four counties to get local agencies started on the assistance process.
February 23, 2007
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Public Assistance funds are flowing to areas in Missouri affected by the pre-Christmas severe winter storms. More than $1.4 million has been obligated to fund response and recovery projects in nine counties and the city of St. Louis . The declaration covers storm damages incurred between November 30 and December 2, 2006.
February 8, 2007
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- In a continuing effort to inform the media, local officials and taxpayers about federal disaster assistance, officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) today provided the following Q & A. QUESTION: I heard the reason FEMA isn’t reimbursing people for generators and hotel bills is that the agency spent so much money on Katrina victims in Louisiana, there’s nothing left for Missourians. True?
February 7, 2007
News Release
COLUMBIA , Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) are partnering with local officials to help Missouri communities recover after the recent ice storms. "We know that the road to recovery can sometimes seem daunting," said Michael L. Karl, FEMA federal coordinating officer. "Our role is to work with our state counterparts at SEMA and to help local officials find the best and shortest route on the road to recovery."
February 1, 2007
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- At the request of officials with the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) yesterday extended the deadline to February 15, 2007, for the state, local governments, and certain private non-profit entities affected by the late 2006 winter storm to apply for FEMA’s Public Assistance program.
January 29, 2007
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Although FEMA’s Individual Assistance program has not been approved for Missourians affected by the recent ice storms, other forms of assistance are available for those in need. The American Red Cross is taking the lead in this effort. Missourians with emergency disaster-related needs should call 1-866-GET-INFO (438-4636).

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