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

June 2, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Amid the destruction left behind in Joplin 11 days ago by a devastating tornado, thousands of volunteers from across the country have arrived on the city’s doorstep donating their time and expertise to help the city get back on its feet. Nearly 1,000 new volunteers register daily with the city’s Volunteer Reception Center (VRC) on the Missouri Southern State University campus.
June 1, 2011
News Release
Columbia, Mo. -- Some people who suffered damages from the recent severe storms, floods and tornadoes have been forced to relocate, but may have not registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. State and federal disaster officials want to find and help disaster survivors wherever they may now be living.
June 1, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Helping survivors of the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes find temporary housing is one of the priority activities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), local government and voluntary agencies.
May 31, 2011
News Release
Columbia, Mo. –The Federal/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Mississippi County at Charleston High School, 604 S. Thorn St., in Charleston, Missouri, will close on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at 6 p.m. On Thursday, June 2, a DRC in Scott County will open at 103 S. Kings Highway in Sikeston, Mo. Operating hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday and closed Sunday.
May 31, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) cautions Missouri survivors of the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes to be on the lookout for scam artists pretending to be employed by FEMA or another government agency, such as the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
May 31, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Federal officials announced today the opening of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Jasper County. The DRC is located behind the Duquesne City Hall, 4010 E. 15th Place in Duquesne, Mo., which is supported by a specially equipped mobile communications motor home. It will operate today through Saturday, June 4, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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