KANSAS CITY, MO -- Sometimes, it pays to spend a little to save a lot. When severe storms struck Polk and six other counties in southwestern Missouri Aug. 19-21, causing a Major Presidential Disaster Declaration Sept. 21, heavy rainwater poured through two large culverts under south 50th Road, about half a mile south of 480th Road in Polk County.
NEW YORK, N. Y. -- Homeowners, renters, and business owners who suffered damages from the August 8 storms and flooding have two weeks left to register for disaster recovery assistance. Friday, November 16 is the last day to register. "We don?t want anyone with disaster damages to miss this opportunity for federal and state assistance," said Federal Coordinating Officer Marianne C. Jackson of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "The first step is to register and find out what you are eligible for."
KANSAS CITY, MO. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to date has paid out more than $1.28 million in Public Assistance (PA) funds to the State of Missouri for damage incurred by local governments as a result of the severe summer storms Aug. 19-21.
If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards
*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
|Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated*||Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated*||Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*|
- Missouri Office of the Governor
- Missouri Office of Homeland Security
- Dam Failure
- National Flood Insurance Program