Kansas Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1711)
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
August 18, 2007
WICHITA, Kan. -- When the next flood or other disaster strikes, getting your company back to business quickly may depend on emergency planning done today. "Planning for disasters, natural or manmade, will help protect your business investment and give your company a better chance for survival," said Michael L. Karl, federal coordinating officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
August 17, 2007
WICHITA, Kan. -- With two weeks left to apply for assistance, more than $33 million ($33,161,025) in assistance already has been approved 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 and flooding June 26-July 25.
August 15, 2007
WICHITA, Kan. -- The four state-federal disaster recovery centers (DRCs) in Allen, Miami and Montgomery counties have new Saturday hours beginning August 18. The hours will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This change does NOT affect the Kiowa County DRC that is closing this Saturday. Those hours are still 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Disaster Recovery Centers provide residents an opportunity to meet face to face with representatives from state and federal agencies to find answers to questions they may have about the recovery process.
August 14, 2007
WICHITA, Kan. -- To continue to provide assistance to disaster victims, the Cowley County Disaster Recovery Center has transitioned into a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center. The location is the District Office of USD-465, 1407 Wheat Road, Winfield, KS, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. "The establishment of another Disaster Loan Outreach Center demonstrates our commitment to ensure that every qualified family and business receives the help they need to recover from this disaster," said Angee Morgan, state coordinating officer.
August 13, 2007
WICHITA, Kan. -- The Pawnee County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at 417 Broadway, Larned; and the Harper County DRC located at 115 East Main, Harper will close Wednesday, August 15, at 6 p.m. "Closing these recovery centers does not mean we are closing down registrations for disaster assistance in Pawnee and Harper Counties," said Michael L. Karl, federal coordinating officer. The registration deadline for those affected by the severe storms and flooding from June 26 to July 25 is Sept. 4.
August 13, 2007
WICHITA, Kan. -- Many Kansans who registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance following the severe storms and flooding from June 26 to July 25 will receive a packet of information that may include a disaster loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Incident period: June 26, 2007 to July 25, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 2, 2007