Missouri Severe Winter Storms and Flooding (DR-1676)

Incident period: January 12, 2007 to January 22, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 15, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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."
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) .
January 26, 2007
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- In a continuing effort to dispel rumors and misinformation regarding available disaster assistance, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) today provided answers to commonly asked questions: QUESTION: Will FEMA reimburse me for the hotel/motel bills I incurred during the power outage?
January 25, 2007
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- In response to false rumors regarding the ongoing recovery from the recent ice storms, officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) today released the following fact sheet: RUMOR: FEMA will reimburse anyone who has purchased a generator in recent weeks.
January 23, 2007
News Release
Columbia, Mo. -- In an attempt to clarify the nature and extent of Federal assistance related to the recent ice storms, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today issued the following reminders: Local and state governments, as well as certain nonprofits, are eligible to apply for reimbursement costs for the removal of disaster-related debris from public roads and rights-of-way. Debris removal from private property is generally not eligible for reimbursement costs from FEMA .

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