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

May 16, 2011
News Release
Columbia, Mo. -- FEMA will open an additional Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) tomorrow at 1 p.m. at the Charleston High School, 604 S. Thorn St., Charleston, MO 63834? to provide access and information for those affected by recent severe storms, floods and tornadoes. On May 9, 2011, the President issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Missouri to help individuals and communities recover from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding beginning on April 19, 2011, and continuing. Mississippi County Disaster Recovery Center
May 16, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Federal disaster assistance has been extended in Missouri as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began hitting the state April 19, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said today. Cape Girardeau, Howell, McDonald, Pulaski, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard and Stone counties join the five counties that have been designated for federal Individual Assistance under the presidential disaster declaration. These are Butler, Mississippi, New Madrid, St. Louis and Taney counties.
May 14, 2011
News Release
Columbia, MO – In five days since five Missouri counties were designated federal disaster areas, over $1.4 million in disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been approved for survivors of recent severe storms, state and federal officials announced today.
May 13, 2011
News Release
Columbia, MO  – FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) tomorrow at the Cottonwood Plaza, 10427 West Florissant Ave., Ferguson, MO to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by recent storms and tornadoes. On May 9, 2011, the President issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Missouri to help individuals and communities recover from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding beginning on April 19, 2011, and continuing.
May 10, 2011
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Missouri to supplement assistance from state and local governments and voluntary agencies in areas struck by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and associated flooding during the period of April 19, 2011, and continuing.
May 9, 2011
News Release
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:

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