News Releases for Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding (DR-1980)

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Friday, September 9, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Federal and state officials will continue to assist with the city of Joplin's recovery long after the Disaster Recovery Center closes Sept. 10. Long-term recovery specialists from...
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The clock is ticking on the closing of the Disaster Recovery Center in Joplin, but federal recovery assistance will remain available on the Internet or by phone. The center at...
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) has worked hard to aid Joplin community rebuilding efforts. Although the campus suffered no damage from the storm, MSSU quickly extended its...
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Four months ago, the city of Morehouse, Mo., was swamped by floodwaters and remained submerged for 10 days, sustaining water damage in almost two-thirds of its residences. Now the...
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missourians affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding have received $77,492,777 in approved disaster grants and loans, according to the Federal Emergency Management...
Friday, August 26, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Joplin Disaster Recovery Center will be closed Saturday, Sept. 3 through Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, for the Labor Day weekend. The Joplin recovery center is located at the Landmark...
Friday, August 26, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Federal recovery assistance will be available after the Disaster Recovery Center operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state of Missouri in Joplin closes Sept....
Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Individuals who have registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency can check their registration status by phone or online. Survivors of the recent...
Monday, August 22, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Aug. 26, 2011 is the last day to apply for a U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loan. The Federal Emergency Management Agency urges Missourians who suffered...
Friday, August 19, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- There is only one week left to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Aug. 26, 2011, is the registration deadline for individuals whose...
Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Disaster Recovery Center at the Landmark Center Shopping Mall in Joplin will be changing its weekend hours. Beginning Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, the Landmark Center Shopping Mall...
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- As school starts Aug. 17, members of crisis counseling teams dedicated to working with children are in each school to assist tornado-impacted students in adjusting to their new...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A host of volunteer efforts are putting backpacks on Joplin students' shoulders, pencils in their hands and smiles on their faces as they go back to school. The new school facilities...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Less than two weeks remain for homeowners, renters, and business owners who suffered damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding and live in one of 25 Missouri...
Monday, August 15, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- As the opening day of the 2011-2012 school year quickly approaches, families who lost homes to the May tornado look forward to that normal routine as they settle into temporary homes...
Monday, August 15, 2011 - 00:00
Columbia, Mo. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Joplin two additional weeks to offer free rebuilding information and answer questions about how to...
Saturday, August 13, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- As the beginning of the school year in Joplin approaches, the Federal Emergency Agency (FEMA) encourages everyone to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes,...
Friday, August 12, 2011 - 00:00
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Temporary athletic fields are being constructed as part of a federally funded mission assignment to help the Joplin Schools recover after an EF5 tornado. The Federal Emergency...
Friday, August 12, 2011 - 00:00
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Survivors of the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that struck Missouri between April 19 and June 6, 2011, have just two weeks left to register for disaster assistance...
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 00:00
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Students of Joplin schools will resume classes next week, many of them in temporary modular classrooms provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). School begins Aug. 17...

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