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October 17, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- More than $9.1 million in disaster aid has been approved in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans for Missouri residents and businesses suffering damage from the severe storms and flooding between June 1 and Aug. 13, state and federal officials announced Friday.
October 7, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Families, individuals and businesses in Missouri that have suffered damage from severe flooding and storm events from June 1 - August 13 have one week to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance.
October 3, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- More than $8.7 million in disaster aid has been approved in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans for Missouri residents and businesses suffering damage from the severe storms and flooding between June 1 and Aug. 13, state and federal officials announced Friday.
October 1, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved extending the registration period for the severe storms and flooding in Missouri that occurred between June 1 and August 13. The deadline to apply for disaster assistance has been extended to October 14, 2008.
September 30, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- After all the flooding of the last few months, some residents experienced sewer backup. Disaster officials overseeing state-federal recovery efforts suggest homeowners in flood-prone areas consider taking practical steps to lessen this type of damage in the future.? "Whenever possible, we encourage home and business owners to repair or rebuild with disaster prevention in mind," said Mike Karl, FEMA's federal coordinating officer.
September 24, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Families, individuals and businesses in Missouri that have suffered damage from severe storms and flooding events from June 1 ? August 13 have one week to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance.
September 24, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) are working to identify a small percentage of disaster assistance applicants who have been trying to cash in on the misfortune of others.
September 22, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri senior citizens do not have to be concerned that applying for, or receiving, state and federal disaster financial assistance may cause them to sacrifice Social Security benefits, pay additional taxes, or give up income-based benefit programs.
September 19, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State and federal officials advise flood victims to use care when hiring contractors to repair flood-damaged property. "Take the time to make sure your contractor is reputable, licensed and qualified before the work begins," said State Coordinating Officer Ronald Reynolds of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA). "You'll protect yourself from unsatisfactory work and you will likely save money, too."
September 16, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available for homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private non-profit organizations, in the recently added disaster-designated counties of Adair, Callaway, Chariton, Harrison, Macon, Monroe and Putnam.

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