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

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.
April 23, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) that has been serving flooded residents at the American Red Cross building at 410 S. Jackson St. in Joplin will operate temporarily from Wednesday through Friday, April 23-25, at the First United Methodist Church, 501 W. Fourth St., Joplin, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced.
April 23, 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 Douglas and Ozark counties. Public Assistance funding is available to state and local governments and certain private non-profit organizations. FEMA will fund 75 percent of eligible disaster-related debris removal and emergency protective measures (such as police, fire and medical), as well as permanent work that includes road and bridge repair, and repair and restoration of public buildings, utilities and recreational facilities.
April 23, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Effective on Monday, April 28, the Federal Emergency Management Agency registration helpline will be open weekdays only. Individuals suffering damage to property from the storms of mid-March and who have not registered for FEMA assistance may call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The helpline will operate through Sunday on the seven-day schedule. Registration is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at the www.fema.gov website.
April 22, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Residents of Stoddard and McDonald counties affected in the mid-March flooding have until Saturday to visit their local Disaster Recovery Centers, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Both DRCs are open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Saturday, April 26. The locations are: Stoddard County DRC Knights of Columbus Building 33925 State Highway 91 Advance, MO 63730
April 21, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. ? Three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) opened earlier this month to help those affected by flooding in mid-March will convert to Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOC) operated by U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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