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Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-4238)

Incident period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 07, 2015


January 28, 2016 - Updates

Effective date: August 31, 2015, the following counties were added to the federal disaster declaration FEMA-4238-DR-MO:Camden, Jackson, New Madrid, Nodaway, Oregon, Pemiscot, Phelps, and St. Clair Counties for Public Assistance. 

August 7, 2015 - News Release

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Missouri.Assistance for the State and Affected Local and Tribal Governments Can Include as Required:

August 7, 2015 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Missouri to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period May 15 to July 27, 2015.

Geographic Information

Map of declared counties for [Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-4238)]

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $35,683,030.16 $4,211,003.29 $31,186,615.87
Last Updated: Friday, June 24, 2016 - 08:07 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment Report

PDA Report; FEMA-4238-DR