Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado (DR-1809)

Incident period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 13, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

December 26, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.? -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster registration/Helpline will be closed Thursday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) and hours of coverage on Dec. 26 will be from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Central Standard Time). Helpline hours after Dec. 26 will revert to normal operating hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week.? The FEMA disaster registration/Helpline phone number is 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). People with speech or hearing impairments may call TTY 1-800-462-7585.
December 24, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- With winter rapidly approaching, every family should be prepared to face another period of dangerous winter storms and flooding. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges all residents to be prepared. "We see time and time again that people who are prepared for emergencies are able to recover more quickly," said Federal Coordinating Officer Tom Hall, in charge of federal disaster recovery efforts in Missouri for FEMA."
December 22, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Federal Public Assistance (PA) disaster funds are now available to help local governments in Mississippi and Randolph counties rebuild public property damaged by the severe storms, flooding and tornado during the period of Sept. 11-24.
December 22, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance to individuals and households is now available in Montgomery County. This county has been added to 17 counties and the Independent City of St. Louis for FEMA's individual assistance. The action makes a wide range of programs available to residents, such as funding for temporary disaster housing assistance, replacement grants for serious disaster-related needs, and expenses not covered by insurance or assistance programs.
December 19, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- More than $5.3 million in disaster aid has been approved in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for Missouri residents suffering damage from the severe storms, flooding and tornado during the period of Sept. 11-24, state and federal officials announced today.
December 16, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in University City will close Friday, but will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. The DRC at the University City Recreational Building (Centennial Commons Recreation Center), 7210 Olive Blvd., University City, MO 63130, will end operations at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 19, 2008.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Missouri, FEMA-1809-DR (PDF 38KB)
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