March 22, 2002
Kansas City, MO -- The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts for the week of March 17 to March 22
- Monday, April 8, 2002 is the last day to apply for disaster assistance
resulting from the January ice storm.
- To date, 17,505 Missourians affected by the ice storm have registered
for assistance through FEMA's toll-free registration line, 1-800-621-FEMA
(3362). Recovery specialists take calls from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday
through Friday until further notice. Anyone who suffered damages from
the winter ice storm is encouraged to register.
- 43 Missouri counties are included in the Presidential disaster declaration.
- To date, $2,430,371 from FEMA's Disaster Housing program has been
approved for Missourians to pay for temporary housing needs, including
reimbursement for uninsured or underinsured hotel/motel expenses incurred
by residents displaced by their homes due to power outages or home damage
from the ice storms.
- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved more than
$685,800 in disaster loan assistance.
- Inspectors are examining damaged properties of those who have registered
for disaster assistance through the toll-free registration number. More
than 4,333 housing inspections have already been completed.
- To date, more than 1.6 million cubic yards of debris have been picked up in the Kansas City metro area.
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