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July 18, 2011
News Release
Columbia, Mo. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Kennett to offer free rebuilding information and answer questions about how to strengthen property against future storm and flood damage. Mitigation advisors will be on hand at a FEMA information booth at the following location: Barton's Build It Better530 South BypassKennett, MO 63857Open July 21 through 23July 21 -- 22, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.July 23, 8 a.m. -- 12 p.m.
July 18, 2011
News Release
Columbia, Mo. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Bridgeton to offer free rebuilding information and answer questions about how to strengthen property against future storm and flood damage. Mitigation advisors will be on hand at a FEMA information booth at the following location: Lowe's11974 Paul Mayer Ave.Bridgeton, MO 63044Open July 20 through 248 a.m. -- 6 p.m.
July 15, 2011
News Release
Columbia, Mo. -- Resisting online or other pleas for a donation to help Joplin tornado survivors can be hard. Many who may not have suffered damage themselves are often eager to help fellow Missourians in need. A solicitation for a donation to a "tornado-relief fund" may arrive by e-mail, by phone or via a knock at the door. What can you do to be sure the request for funds is legitimate?
July 14, 2011
News Release
Columbia, Mo. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Malden to offer free rebuilding information and answer questions about how to strengthen property against future storm and flood damage. Mitigation advisors will be on hand at a FEMA information booth at the following location: Stratman Lumber & Hardware2990 N. Douglass St.Malden, MO 63863Monday - Wednesday, July 18 - 207 a.m. - 5 p.m.
July 14, 2011
News Release
Columbia, Mo. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Marshfield to offer free rebuilding information and answer questions about how to strengthen property against future storm and flood damage. Mitigation advisors will be on hand at a FEMA information booth at the following location: Crosscut Home Center360 McNabb RoadMarshfield, MO 65706Monday - Saturday, July 18 - 239:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
July 13, 2011
News Release
Columbia, Mo. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Florissant to offer free rebuilding information and answer questions about how to strengthen property against future storm and flood damage. Mitigation advisors will be on hand at a FEMA information booth at the following location: Lowe's3180 N. Highway 67Florissant, MO 63033Monday - Sunday, July 14 - 198 a.m. - 6 p.m.
July 8, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the opening of a second Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) in Carter County on July 11 to help survivors of the flooding with their applications for federal and state disaster assistance. The MDRC will be located at the Van Buren Church of Christ, 1020 Main Street, Van Buren, MO, 63965. Operating hours will be Monday, July 11, 2011, from 1 to 6 p.m., and then from Tuesday through Friday, July 12 through July 15, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. This MDRC will close at 6 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2011.
July 8, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the opening of a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) in Carter County on Monday, July 11 to help survivors of the flooding with their applications for federal and state disaster assistance. Specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be on hand to meet with storm survivors, face-to-face, to answer any disaster assistance questions and to help applicants complete their SBA disaster loan applications.
July 8, 2011
News Release
Columbia, Mo. -- Volunteers responded quickly in the aftermath of Missouri's severe storms, floods and tornadoes, and they continue to work together to support disaster recovery throughout the state. "We need to be able to move volunteers in and out of individual disasters fluidly, without any disruption," said Quinn Gardner, office coordinator for AmeriCorps-St. Louis.
July 8, 2011
News Release
Columbia, Mo. -- Churches and nonprofit organizations serve an essential role in disaster recovery, providing case management assistance to individuals and volunteers to help in disaster cleanup. But sometimes these organizations find themselves in need of help.

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