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 25, 2011
COLUMBIA, MO. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in Lexington 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: Nerd's Hardware and Home Center1306 S. Highway 13Lexington, MO 64067Thursday, Sept. 1 -- Saturday, Sept. 10 (closed Sunday, Sept. 4)8 a.m. -- 6 p.m.
August 25, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today it will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Holt County on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, to help survivors of the recent flooding with their applications for federal and state disaster assistance.
August 22, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Disaster officials urge Missouri residents to take extra precautions when returning to flood-damaged homes, apartments or businesses to avoid accident or injury. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) cautions that all danger has not passed simply because the water has receded. OUTSIDE:
August 20, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today it will open a Disaster Recovery Center on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, in Lafayette County to help survivors of the recent flooding with their applications for federal and state disaster assistance. The DRC will be located at the Lafayette County Courthouse, 1106 Main St., Lexington, Mo. The DRC will be open from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Aug. 23. After Aug. 23, the DRC will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
August 17, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- If flooded roadways are keeping you from returning home, it is important to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for help that may include rental assistance from the agency's Individuals and Households Program (IHP). When homes are inaccessible due to a disaster, as is the case for many in Missouri, FEMA generally provides rental assistance. Additional assistance may be provided on a month-by-month basis while the homes remain inaccessible.
August 16, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Residents in six Missouri counties are now eligible for federal Individual Assistance programs offered through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Anyone in those counties who suffered damage from the recent flooding can register with FEMA online or by phone. Survivors of the recent flooding in Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette and Platte Counties who suffered damage from flooding between June 1, 201l and Aug. 1, 2011, may apply for disaster assistance with FEMA -- even if they have insurance or aren't sure they are eligible.