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 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).
April 18, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. ? Many residents who registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency also received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Returning a completed disaster loan application to the SBA is a crucial part of the disaster recovery process. Homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes, and private non-profit organizations sustaining losses from the flooding are encouraged to apply for the SBA loan.
April 16, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. ? A Disaster Recovery Center is opening Friday, April 18, in Shannon County, providing face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage in the recent flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State Emergency Management Agency said the DRC will be open on Friday from 1 to 7 p.m. After that, the hours will be Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Sundays. The location is: Shannon County DRC No. 11? Winona City Hall 204 Ash St. Winona, Mo. 65588
April 14, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. ? A Disaster Recovery Center is opening Friday, April 18, in Jasper County, providing face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage in the recent flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State Emergency Management Agency said the DRC will be open on Friday from 1 to 7 p.m. After that, the hours will be Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Sundays. The location is as follows:
April 12, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. ? The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $6.68 million for those suffering damage from the severe storms and flooding of March 17. More than 2,800 people have registered for help in the 35 Missouri counties eligible for Individual Assistance.
April 10, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. ? The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has expanded public assistance in 47 Missouri counties impacted in the severe storms and flooding of mid-March. On March 19, President Bush signed a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration authorizing FEMA and other federal agencies to provide direct aid to 70 counties for emergency responses.

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