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November 9, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Region VII, announced today the state of Iowa, Clinton County, Iowa, and Scott County, Iowa,...
September 13, 2012
CLINTON, Miss. – Mississippi residents who suffered damage from wind and flooding caused by Hurricane Isaac can get free advice on rebuilding stronger, more disaster-resistant structures from the...
August 30, 2012
KANSAS CITY, MO – Firefighters battling a large fire in northwestern Nebraska may get help paying certain firefighting costs from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency...
August 29, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—As people living in the Central United States wait to see what track the remnants of Hurricane Isaac will take and plan for how it could impact them, regional public libraries are...
July 24, 2012
 KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Yesterday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the formation of its first Youth Preparedness Council—bringing together youngsters from across the country,...
June 29, 2012
Kansas City, Mo. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a public meeting on August 3, 2012. Participants will discuss the exercise process...
June 28, 2012
Kansas City, Mo.—This is the time of year for fun outdoor activities like Independence Day celebrations, camping, outdoor grilling and road trips, but before you head out, the Federal Emergency...
May 29, 2012
Kansas City, Mo. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a public meeting on August 3, 2012. Participants will discuss the exercise process...
May 24, 2012
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 Kansas. Assistance for the...
May 24, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available for the state of Kansas and ordered and...
April 20, 2012
Kansas City, Mo. – To kick-off the first annual National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, April 22-28, 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region VII office is launching the...
March 21, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Community leaders and educators filled the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Beacon Office Facility today to attend the first-ever Federal Emergency Management Agency-sponsored...
February 6, 2012
JOPLIN, Mo. -- On February 6, households residing in Federal Emergency Management Agency mobile homes in Joplin dropped below 500, recovery officials said today. Mobile home occupancy peaked at 586...
January 11, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region VII office facilitated a day-long event for stakeholders in emergency management yesterday. Similar events have been and...
December 19, 2011
Kansas City, Mo. -- Iowans in five western counties impacted by severe flooding from May 25 to August 1, 2011 will have two more weeks to register for disaster assistance, state and federal recovery...
December 16, 2011
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Today, as we commemorate the 200th anniversary of the first of three devastating earthquakes that struck the New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ) in 1811-12, Bloomfield Elementary...
December 9, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance program has obligated $1 million to the state of Missouri for reimbursements of disaster related expenses and damage in...
December 8, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missourians with disaster-related unmet needs even after receiving state and federal disaster assistance now can access disaster case management services. The state of Missouri has...
December 5, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Residents of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette and Platte counties have one week left to register for federal disaster aid, recovery officials announced Monday. The...
December 5, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- At the request of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR), The Federal Emergency Management Agency will fund the Environmental Protection Agency to assist with the...

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