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 13, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- For St. Louis City and County residents who suffered basement damages due to sewer backup from the severe storms, flooding and tornado during the period of Sept. 11-24, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may cover damages due to sewer back up if coverage is not duplicated by insurance. FEMA will evaluate damages to real property items in the basement including the water heater, furnace and electrical panel box.?? FEMA may provide assistance for repairs or replacement for these items to owner-occupied residences only.
November 13, 2008
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Missouri to help people and communities recover from the areas struck by severe storms, flooding, and a tornado during the period of September 11-24, 2008.
November 13, 2008
News Release
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Residents and businesses of 15 Missouri counties and the City of St. Louis who suffered damage from the severe storms, flooding and tornado during the period of Sept. 11-24 should register immediately to be considered for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
November 13, 2008
News Release
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. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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