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Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1749)

Incident period: March 17, 2008 to May 09, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 19, 2008


June 9, 2008 - News Release

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Families, individuals and businesses in Missouri that have suffered damage from severe storms and flooding in mid-March have two weeks to register for federal assistance. The deadline for registering for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance in the 35 counties declared for Individual Assistance is June 26, 2008.

May 27, 2008 - News Release

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.?-- The registration period for those impacted by the severe storms and flooding beginning in mid-March has been extended 30 days through June 26, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA). This deadline is only for the flood disaster originally declared March 19 for the period March 17-May 9.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 3481 $13924227.09 $12299985.24 $1624241.85
Last Updated: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 02:01 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

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*
Total Amount $26045574.54 $2638236.40 $22891794.14
Last Updated: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 06:41 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Missouri, FEMA-1749-DR (PDF 43KB)