Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1708)

Incident period: May 5, 2007 to May 18, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 11, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 22, 2007
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- State, federal, local and voluntary agencies are working together to expedite assistance to families and individuals who sustained damage from the severe storms and flooding in Missouri from May 5-18. Recovery services summary as of 7:00 a.m., Friday, June 22, 2007:
June 19, 2007
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Local officials, residents and businesses affected by the early May severe storms and flooding in Missouri may be contacted soon by Community Relations representatives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to inform them about the federal/state disaster recovery programs. Additionally, customer service representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be canvassing the area.
June 13, 2007
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Residents of Missouri have witnessed how disasters threaten personal property, homes, businesses and infrastructure. The severe storm that occurred May 5-18 was the second disaster event this year. On June 11, President Bush signed a federal disaster declaration authorizing the release of grants through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) and Individual Assistance (IA) programs to help affected communities recover from the early May flooding.
June 12, 2007
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration for Missouri. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
June 12, 2007
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Missouri to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding during the period of May 5-18, 2007.

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