Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1847)
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October 19, 2009
Jefferson City, Missouri – Beginning in December 2007, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provided more than $495 million in disaster assistance for nine separate disasters that hit the state. FEMA worked closely with the State of Missouri and local governments to assist Missourians in recovering from the disasters. The assistance included:
July 31, 2009
Jefferson City, Missouri -- More than $4.4 million in disaster assistance has been approved in the six weeks since President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for Missouri. The disaster declaration is a result of severe storms, tornadoes and flooding May 8 - 16. As of Thursday, the latest figures were:
July 28, 2009
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) currently open in Fredericktown will transition to a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) on Monday, Aug. 3. Hours for the DRC are Tuesday through Friday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday Aug. 1 will be the last day of operation as a DRC.
July 24, 2009
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- As a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding May 8 - 16, President Obama signed a disaster declaration for the state of Missouri. The declaration makes federal disaster assistance available to Missourians, but accessing such assistance can be hindered by misinformation. Below are some answers that may help clarify common misconceptions about disaster assistance available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
July 17, 2009
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Federal and State Emergency Management Agencies (FEMA and SEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Farmington for six days beginning Monday, July 20 at 1 p.m. The center will provide resources for people affected by the May 8 - 16 severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. Hours of operation for the center will be: Monday, July 20 from 1 - 7 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25 will be the last day of business for the center. The DRC address is:
July 17, 2009
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Disaster Recovery Centers in Polk and Jasper Counties will transition to Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) on Monday, July 20. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be available at the DLOCs to meet with residents and business owners to answer questions about the SBA disaster loan program, help complete disaster loan applications and accept completed applications. The DLOCs will be located in Jasper and Polk Counties at the following locations:
Incident period: May 8, 2009 to May 16, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 19, 2009