Kansas Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1711)

Incident period: June 26, 2007 to July 25, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 2, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 10, 2007
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- More than $29 million ($29,385,335) 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 and flooding June 26-July 25. Disaster recovery efforts through August 9 include:
August 9, 2007
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) announce the new location of the Montgomery County Disaster Recovery Center in Coffeyville, effective  Monday, August 13. This Disaster Recovery Center will continue serving those affected by the severe storms and flooding from June 26 to July 25. The Disaster Recovery Center will be open 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed on Sunday.
August 8, 2007
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- The Butler County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at 205 W. Central, El Dorado, and the Cowley County DRC located at 1407 Wheat Rd., Winfield, will close Friday, Aug. 10, at 6 p.m. "Closing these recovery centers does not mean we are closing down registrations for disaster assistance in Butler and Cowley 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 7, 2007
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- Free legal advice and referrals are available for anyone affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 1, and for persons who suffered damages from the severe storms and flooding from June 26 to July 25.
August 3, 2007
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- More than $26 million ($26,136,320) 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 and flooding June 26-July25. Disaster recovery efforts through August 2 include:
August 2, 2007
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- The three state-federal disaster recovery centers (DRCs) in Elk, Neosho and Wilson Counties located at 100 N. Pine, Howard; 410 W. 3rd Street, Erie; and 1407 N. 8th Street, Neodesha; will close Saturday, August 4, at 6 p.m., and reopen as U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs), federal and state disaster officials announced today. Wilson County DLOC City Hall 1407 N. 8th Street, Neodesha Mondays and Tuesdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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