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

August 31, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Disaster officials caution survivors of the recent flooding to be on the lookout for scam artists pretending to be employed by The Federal Emergency Management Agency or another government agency, such as the U.S. Small Business Administration. Authorized FEMA or SBA personnel are required to wear identification at all times, officials say.
August 31, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missourians who live or work in the six counties under the state's Aug. 12, 2011, presidential disaster declaration may be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits under the Disaster Unemployment Assistance program. Income compensation under DUA is extended to those whose employment was lost or interrupted as a result of flooding from June 1, 2011, to August 1, 2011. The benefits cover those usually not entitled to unemployment insurance.
August 30, 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 1106 Main St., Lexington, Mo., at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. The recovery center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
August 26, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today it will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Buchanan County on Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, to help survivors of the recent flooding with their applications for federal and state disaster assistance.
August 26, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The three Disaster Recovery Centers in Buchanan, Holt and Lafayette counties will be closed Saturday, Sept. 3 through Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, in observance of Labor Day. Specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration are on hand in the recovery centers to meet with storm survivors face-to-face to answer any disaster assistance questions and to help applicants complete their SBA disaster loan applications. Disaster survivors may visit any center at the following locations:
August 26, 2011
News Release
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are contacting applicants in disaster-designated counties whose primary home sustained damage from the recent flooding in Missouri. Designated counties include Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette and Platte. Federal assistance to individuals and households may include grants to help pay for rental housing, essential home repairs and other disaster-related expenses.

Pages

Main Content
State/Tribal Government: 
Back to Top