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
November 3, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- As the six-month anniversary of the May 9, 2011, presidential disaster declaration for Missouri approaches, federal disaster grants and loans in Christian County have reached $201,115, according to disaster recovery officials today. November 9, 2011 marks six months since the declaration for disaster damages that occurred from April 19 through June 6. The U.S. Small Business Administration has provided $47,900 in federal disaster loans for Christian County residents and businesses.
September 16, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency specialists, along with state, federal and local partners will be available to answer questions and provide resources to disaster survivors Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Emergency Preparedness Fair in Springfield. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following location: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints4450 S Farm Road 141Springfield, MO 65810
September 16, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists along with state, federal and local partners will be available to answer questions and provide resources on rebuilding Sunday, Sept. 25, at the annual Creve Coeur Safety Fair. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following location: Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital1020 N. Mason RoadCreve Coeur, MO 63141
September 15, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Engineering, flood insurance and mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be among state, federal and local experts available to answer questions and provide resources for disaster survivors Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Recovery Roundup, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration.
September 9, 2011
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 the Federal Emergency Management Agency will work with voluntary agencies and other interested parties to continue the recovery that has begun in Joplin. "FEMA will remain present in Joplin to make sure tornado survivors get the help they need," said Federal Coordinating Officer Mike Karl. "We urge anyone with questions to give the FEMA Helpline a call."
September 7, 2011
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 Landmark Center Shopping Mall, 2640 E. 32nd St., Suite 5 closes at 1 p.m., Sept. 10.