Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1847)
Incident period: May 8, 2009 to May 16, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 19, 2009
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
June 29, 2009
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the addition of Grundy and Livingston to the list of counties eligible for disaster assistance for damage to public property Friday. The additional assistance is based on a review by Federal and State disaster recovery officials.
June 26, 2009
Jefferson City, Mo. -- More than $547,000 in disaster assistance has been approved in the seven days 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:
June 25, 2009
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- As a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding May 8 - 16, President Obama declared a Federal disaster making funds available across the state to assist in the recovery process. These are available to Missouri's residents and infrastructure. Assistance for Individuals Homeowners, renters and business owners in 28 counties designated for Individual Assistance can apply for disaster aid.
June 23, 2009
Jefferson City, Mo. -- Residents in 28 counties who suffered property damage or loss from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 8 - 16 can register for federal disaster assistance. Registration is available at www.disasterassistance.gov or by calling toll-free 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week until further notice. Those with speech or hearing impairment can call TTY 1-800-462-7585.
June 19, 2009
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 and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of May 8-16, 2009.
June 19, 2009
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Missouri. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: