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 8, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. ? Federal disaster recovery professionals are sweeping across the federally-declared disaster area to alert individuals and families that help is available. Members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency?s Community Relations (CR) section are reaching into the 35 flood-stricken counties made eligible for Individual Assistance. There are 35 CR representatives in the field.
April 5, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Four new Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open in key locations in Butler, Cape Girardeau, Stoddard, and McDonald counties to provide face-to-face assistance to those suffering damage in the recent flooding: The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State Emergency Management Agency announced the following locations and hours: Butler County DRC 1018 S. Westwood - Suite 5 Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 Open at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 8; then open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily except Sundays
April 1, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- If you've registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), expect a phone call from one of the agency's representatives to inspect the damage. On-site inspections are an important early step that helps speed aid to homeowners and renters affected by the recent flooding.
April 1, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Preliminary damage assessments have been completed and 16 more counties have been added to the 19 counties already approved in Missouri for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Individual Assistance.
April 1, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening Wednesday, April 2, in Franklin County, providing face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage in the recent flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said the DRC will be open from 1 to 7 p.m. After that, the hours will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Sundays. The center will remain open until further notice. Franklin County DRC United Methodist Church 1516 W. St. Louis Street Pacific, MO 63069
March 31, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Within days of the federal approval of disaster assistance to individuals and households, three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) have opened in key locations, providing  face-to-face assistance to those suffering damage in the recent flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State Emergency Management Agency said the following DRCs will be open Monday, from 1 to 7 p.m. After that, the  hours will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed Sundays.

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