JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- To date, $6,941,209 in public assistance funding has been obligated to the State of Missouri to reimburse local governments and certain private nonprofits for their expenses related to the December 6-15, 2007 ice storm, federal officials announced today. This amount represents almost 20 percent of the total estimated damage of more than $34.8 million to Missouri public facilities from the December storm. The funds are made available from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State and local officials, county agencies, and certain private non-profit organizations in 42 Missouri counties have only a few days remaining to submit a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) for federal funds after the severe winter storm in December 2007. The deadline to submit the one-page RPA is Monday, January 28.
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 issued for Missouri. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
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.
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Preliminary Damage Assessment
- Missouri, FEMA-1736-DR (PDF 49KB)