Kansas Severe Winter Storms (DR-1741)

Incident period: December 6, 2007 to December 19, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 1, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 9, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Kansas Division of Emergency Management, a division of the Adjutant General?s Department, today announced more than $52 million in funding to help Kansas electrical cooperatives recover from the December 2007 severe winter storms. The funding is being provided to 20 cooperatives and 24 municipal utilities located across the state to restore damaged facilities.
March 14, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- In support of Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) is encouraging residents to take time to prepare for severe weather and the disasters they may bring. Kansans can successfully prepare for emergencies by following the Ready Campaigns three easy steps:
March 11, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Floods, especially flash foods, kill more people each year than any other weather phenomenon. The National Weather Service, the Kansas Emergency Management Association, and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management are reminding residents about the dangers of Floods, during ?Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week? March 10 - 14, 2008.
March 11, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) are teaming up during Severe Weather Awareness Week March 10-14, 2008 to make residents aware of the threat of tornadoes. Governor Kathleen Sebelius is reminding all Kansas residents that each household needs to have a disaster preparedness plan.
February 28, 2008
News Release
Topeka, Kan. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) announced today that five additional counties affected by the severe winter storms are now eligible for disaster infrastructure assistance.
February 25, 2008
News Release
TOPEKA, Kan. -- Local and tribal governments and certain private nonprofit entities that provide essential government services have until Saturday, March 1 to apply for federal disaster grants for the Dec. 6-19 severe winter storm.  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) are partnering to help communities in 60 counties pay for debris removal, emergency services and other eligible work necessitated by the storm.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Kansas, FEMA-1741-DR (PDF 48KB) 
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