Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1699)

Incident period: May 4, 2007 to June 1, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 6, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 1, 2007
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- FEMA's authority to coordinate other federal agencies after disasters and its grant programs for individuals and communities have been essential to the Greensburg, Kansas tornado recovery. After a powerful EF-5 tornado nearly destroyed the small town on May 4, 2007 more than $49 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved for Greensburg residents, businesses and infrastructure projects.
September 7, 2007
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- Over $62 million ($62,216,856) in assistance has been approved to date by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as they continue to assist the state of Kansas and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) in the recovery from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 1. Disaster recovery efforts through September 7 include:
August 31, 2007
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- Nearly $62 million ($61,940,006) in assistance has been approved to date by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as they continue to assist the state of Kansas and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) in the recovery from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 1. Disaster recovery efforts through August 30 include:
August 24, 2007
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- More than $59 million ($59,555,103) in assistance has been approved to date by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as they continue to assist the state of Kansas and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) in the recovery from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 1. Disaster recovery efforts through August 23 include:
August 17, 2007
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- More than $58 million ($58,194,749) in assistance has been approved to date by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as they continue to assist the state of Kansas and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) in the recovery from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 1. Disaster recovery efforts through August 16 include:
August 17, 2007
News Release
GREENSBURG, Kan. -- Just three months after the destruction of their town, a temporary school opened in Greensburg with a sign of freedom and liberty. The 50-Star American Flag waved in the breeze on the corner of Main and Garfield Street. When doors opened on Aug. 15, 2007, fourteen mobile units housed the elementary, middle and high school students.

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