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

November 26, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening in Taney and Stone counties to provide face-to-face assistance to those suffering damages from the severe storms, flooding and tornado during the period of Sept. 11-24: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State Emergency Management Agency announced the following location and hours: Taney County DRC Rockaway Beach Community Center 2753 State Highway 176 Rockaway Beach, MO 65740
November 26, 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 severe storms, flooding and tornado during Sept. 11-24, 2008.
November 22, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A second Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening at noon on Nov. 24 in the St. Louis metropolitan area to provide face-to-face assistance to those suffering damages from the September flooding: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State Emergency Management Agency announced the following location and hours: West End Recreation Center 724 Union Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108 Opening day, from noon to 7 p.m.; then from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily until further notice.
November 21, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Nearly $1.5 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.
November 20, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening at noon on Nov. 21 in Lincoln County to provide face-to-face assistance to those suffering damages from the recent flooding: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State Emergency Management Agency announced the following location and hours: Lincoln County Fire Station No. 4 725 Highway KK Troy, MO 63379 Opening day, from noon to 7 p.m.; then from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily until further notice. The center will not be open on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27.
November 19, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Federal disaster recovery professionals trained in community outreach are visiting people in Boone, Callaway, Chariton, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Osage, Schuyler, St. Charles, St. Louis, Stone, Taney, Texas, and Webster counties and the Independent City of St. Louis, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials said today. FEMA Community Relations (CR) specialists will visit residences, churches, community organizations, and emergency managers, providing answers to questions about disaster assistance.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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