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June 28, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- At the request of the state of Missouri, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the deadline for renters, homeowners and business owners who suffered damages...
June 28, 2011
Columbia, Mo. -- Carter, Lawrence and Wayne county residents affected by the recent devastating severe storms, and flooding should not forego registering for federal and state disaster assistance...
June 28, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today it will open a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) in Pemiscot County on June 30 to help survivors of the flooding...
June 27, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A Sustainable Communities Recovery Workshop will be held in Greensburg, Kansas June 28 and 29. Participants will discuss long-term recovery processes, projects, successes and...
June 27, 2011
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Iowa to supplement state and local...
June 27, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- To date, approximately 550 flood insurance claims have been filed in Missouri and, as that number increases, officials are suggesting that policyholders be prepared with the required...
June 27, 2011
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Iowa. Assistance for the...
June 27, 2011
Columbia, Mo. -- To err is human -- especially during the stressful time following a disaster. But making a mistake during the registration process and not correcting it could prove costly on more...
June 27, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today it will open a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) in Mississippi County to help survivors of the severe storms,...
June 26, 2011
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available to the state of Kansas to supplement state and...
June 26, 2011
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's emergency disaster declaration issued for Kansas. Assistance for...
June 25, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today it will open a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) in Dunklin County to help survivors of the severe storms,...
June 25, 2011
Columbia, Mo. -- Floods, especially flash floods, kill more people each year than any other weather phenomenon. Disaster officials are reminding Missouri residents about the danger of floods and they...
June 24, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Inspectors who collect the necessary information for survivors of the recent tornadoes to receive financial disaster assistance, often have a difficult time finding some of those who...
June 24, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Many disaster survivors may be faced with questions about mortgage payoffs. Some applicants may receive insurance proceeds and their bank or mortgage holder may require the total...
June 24, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- While it may not have the allure of granite countertops or a whirlpool bathtub, a residential safe room is one rock-solid home improvement worth considering. A safe room can protect...
June 24, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Receiving Social Security benefits and other forms of government aid should not prevent Carter, Lawrence and Wayne county residents from applying for or receiving disaster assistance...
June 23, 2011
Columbia, Mo. -- Flood insurance policyholders whose structures were damaged by the severe storms and flooding may be eligible for up to $30,000 in coverage in addition to their claims for damages....
June 23, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Many Missouri residents turn to voluntary agencies for disaster assistance. This is not the same as registering with the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency...
June 23, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation experts will offer free rebuilding information and answer questions about how to strengthen property against future storm and flood...

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