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
March 31, 2008
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.
March 27, 2008
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- If you suffered damage to your home or were otherwise affected by the recent flooding and live in the 19 counties below, you should immediately call 1-800-621-3362 (FEMA) (TTY 1-800-462-7585) or register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency online at www.fema.gov.
March 26, 2008
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State and federal teams will go throughout impacted communities next week, collecting data on the extent of damage to homes and businesses in flooded Missouri communities, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
March 20, 2008
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Within hours of Governor Blunt's request, the President approved a major disaster declaration for 70 counties and the Independent City of St. Louis. This declaration provides for direct federal assistance to the state to support emergency needs in flood-affected counties in southern Missouri.
March 19, 2008
WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Missouri to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding beginning on March 17, 2008, and continuing.
March 19, 2008
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush?s major disaster declaration issued for Missouri.