Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1773)

Incident period: June 1, 2008 to August 13, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 25, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 5, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offer businesses and homeowners tips on how to repair and rebuild in a way to make properties less susceptible to damage from future disasters.? Mitigation specialists will provide information on how to prevent or lessen the effects of future water and wind damage, building a safe room, and even avoiding earthquake damage.? All residents are encouraged to visit a center below and talk face-to-face with specialists on a wide variety of mitigation topics.
August 1, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State and federal officials announce that more than $2.8 million in disaster aid has been approved for Missouri residents who suffered losses and damages from the flooding that occurred between June 1 and July 18. Recovery summary information is as follows: (includes counties of Andrew, Cass, Clark, Gentry, Greene, Holt, Johnson, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, Marion, Nodaway, Pike, Ralls, St. Charles, Stone, Taney, Vernon, and Webster)
August 1, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offer businesses and homeowners tips on how to repair and rebuild in a way to make properties less susceptible to damage from future disasters. Mitigation specialists will provide information on all aspects of disasters, including how to prevent or lesson the affects of future water and wind damage, building a safe room, and even avoiding earthquake damage. Three new information stations will be set up in the following locations.
July 31, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- ?Missouri senior citizens do not have to be concerned that applying for, or receiving, state and federal disaster-related financial assistance may cause them to sacrifice Social Security benefits, pay additional taxes, or give up income-based benefit programs.
July 31, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The State Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Johnson County for those affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred between June 1 and July 18. The center will be opening in the following location in:
July 30, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offer businesses and homeowners tips on how to repair and rebuild in a way to make properties less susceptible to damage from future disasters.? Two new information stations will be set up in the following locations. ***Buchanan County*** Lowe's 3901 N. Belt St. JosephHours: Friday - Saturday, August 1 - 2 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Missouri, FEMA-1773-DR (PDF 37KB)
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