Missouri Flooding (DR-4012)

Incident period: June 1, 2011 to August 1, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 12, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 27, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Residents of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette and Platte counties have two weeks left to register for federal disaster aid, recovery officials announced Wednesday. The deadline for survivors of the summer flooding in northwest Missouri to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency is Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011.
October 18, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state of Missouri announced today the closing of the Disaster Recovery Center at 312 E. 7th St., Mound City, Mo., at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011. The recovery center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
October 18, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in St. Joseph 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: Lowe's3901 N. Belt HighwaySt. Joseph, MO 64506Oct. 19-Oct. 29Open Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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.  

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