Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1749)

Incident period: March 17, 2008 to May 9, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 19, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 2, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Residents of Jasper, Greene, Shannon and Butler counties affected in the mid-March flooding have one week remaining  to visit their local Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The locations and closing dates are: Jasper County DRC Bethany Presbyterian Church 1930 Virginia Ave. Joplin, MO 64804 Closes Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m.
May 1, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has expanded Public Assistance to include Vernon and Dade counties.
April 29, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Hours will change slightly for the remaining four Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State Emergency Management Agency in Missouri for those impacted in the mid-March storms and flooding. Effective Saturday, May 3, the DRCs will be on the following schedule: Jasper County DRC: Bethany Presbyterian Church, 1930 Virginia Ave., Joplin, MO, 64804. Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday.
April 28, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Families, individuals and businesses in Missouri that have suffered damage from the mid-March severe storms and flooding have less than one month to register for help from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
April 26, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Jasper County will relocate Monday, April 28, to the Bethany Presbyterian Church, 1930 Virginia Ave., Joplin, MO 64804. It was formerly at the First United Methodist Church on West Fourth Street. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said the DRC will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., until further notice. Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
April 25, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- If you have registered for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a result of the recent storms and have suffered additional damage from the flooding, report the additional damage to the FEMA via the helpline, FEMA officials advise. Once the additional damage is reported to 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or the TTY number 1-800-462-7585, FEMA will re-inspect the property for a new determination of eligibility. However, no households may receive more than the program maximum of $28,800 for this disaster declaration.

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