Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1980)
Incident period: April 19, 2011 to June 6, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 9, 2011
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
July 28, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- At the request of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the deadline for renters, homeowners and business owners who suffered damage from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding to register for state and federal disaster assistance. The new deadline is Aug. 26, 2011.
July 27, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Survivors of the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that struck Missouri between April 19 and June 6, 2011, have just a few days left to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The deadline for all storm survivors to register for FEMA assistance is Friday, July 29, 2011. That is the same deadline to apply for U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans.
July 27, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- At the close of business Thursday, July 28, the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Taylor Performing Arts Center in Joplin will move to the Landmark Center Shopping Mall in Joplin to reopen Friday morning at 9 a.m. The new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) /State DRC is at the following location: Jasper CountyLandmark Center Shopping Mall2640 E. 32nd St.Suite 5Joplin, MO 64804Open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice.
July 26, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved an Immediate Services Program (ISP) grant for more than $1.5 million to the Missouri Department of Mental Health for crisis counseling services for survivors of the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes.
July 25, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Ready Campaign, in partnership with Citizen Corps and the Ad Council, today announced the launch of new web tools that will make it easier for individuals and organizations throughout the nation to join the 2011 National Preparedness Month (NPM) coalition and pledge their support to help prepare their families, businesses and communities for emergencies of all kinds.
July 22, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Two months after the devastating EF-5 tornado ripped through the peaceful city of Joplin, disaster recovery efforts remain in full swing. State and federal disaster assistance has increased $26 million this month, totaling over $41 million for residents and businesses in the counties of Jasper and Newton.