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
August 22, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Aug. 26, 2011 is the last day to apply for a U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loan. The Federal Emergency Management Agency urges Missourians who suffered damage or loss from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding between April 19 and June 6, 2011, and received a disaster loan application from the SBA to complete and return the application by the Aug. 26 deadline. Completing and returning the application is a critical step in the recovery process.
August 19, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- There is only one week left to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Aug. 26, 2011, is the registration deadline for individuals whose property suffered damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding between April 19 and June 6, 2011.
August 18, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Disaster Recovery Center at the Landmark Center Shopping Mall in Joplin will be changing its weekend hours. Beginning Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, the Landmark Center Shopping Mall DRC at 2640 E. 32nd St., Suite 5, in Joplin will be open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The DRC will remain open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays.
August 17, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- As school starts Aug. 17, members of crisis counseling teams dedicated to working with children are in each school to assist tornado-impacted students in adjusting to their new settings.
August 16, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Less than two weeks remain for homeowners, renters, and business owners who suffered damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding and live in one of 25 Missouri counties designated for federal and state assistance to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
August 16, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A host of volunteer efforts are putting backpacks on Joplin students' shoulders, pencils in their hands and smiles on their faces as they go back to school. The new school facilities are ready to welcome them back, thanks in part to volunteers.