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October 13, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- As floodwaters begin to recede in northwest Missouri, inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency may be able to access homes of survivors who have registered for federal flood aid. According to reports made by registrants, 111 homes in Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette and Platte counties currently remain inaccessible by car due to high waters.  If you have already registered with FEMA for assistance, it is important to stay in touch with FEMA to let them know when your home becomes accessible by car for a damage inspection.
October 7, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Federal and state assistance to help Missouri flood survivors recover has topped $3.9 million.    As of close of business Oct. 5, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $1.6 million in federal grants and the U.S. Small Business Administration has approved more than $2.3 million in federal disaster loans to residents of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette and Platte counties affected by recent flooding.
October 5, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The two Disaster Recovery Centers in Buchanan and Holt counties will be closed Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, in observance of Columbus Day. Normal hours of operation will resume at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11.  
October 4, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- At the request of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline for renters, homeowners and business owners who suffered damage from flooding to register for state and federal disaster assistance. Residents of the following six Missouri counties are eligible to register for disaster assistance: Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette, and Platte. The new deadline is Nov. 10, 2011.
September 27, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Federal disaster aid in the form of Public Assistance funding is now available for Howard County as a result of the recent flooding from June 1 to Aug. 1, 2011, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state of Missouri announced Friday. Local governments and certain nonprofits providing a government-like service in Howard County can now apply for FEMA reimbursements under the Public Assistance program.
September 27, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Residents of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette and Platte counties have less than two weeks to apply for federal disaster aid. The deadline for survivors of the recent flooding from June 1 to Aug. 1, 2011, to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and with the U.S. Small Business Administration is Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. To date, more than $2.4 million in federal grants and loans has been approved for assistance to more than 700 flood survivors.
September 23, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) may host representatives from many government agencies, including the Small Business Administration and the IRS: however, survivors may also benefit from some time across the table from a Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialist.
September 23, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice
September 22, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Individuals who have registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency can check their registration status by phone or online. To check a registration status, applicants may call FEMA's toll-free Helpline, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Applicants should be able to provide their Social Security number or their FEMA registration number before calling the Helpline.
September 22, 2011
News Release
Columbia, Mo. – Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Rock Port to offer free rebuilding information and answer questions about how to strengthen property to make it more resistant to future storms.   Mitigation advisers will be on hand at a FEMA information booth at the following location: DO It Best Hardware 304 S Main Street Rock Port, MO 64482Monday, Sept. 26 – Wednesday, Sept. 288 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

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