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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. -- 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...
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 2, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The state of Missouri, Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance program has obligated $23,062,105 to the state of Missouri for reimbursements of disaster-related...
November 29, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Residents of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette and Platte counties have two weeks left to register for federal disaster aid, recovery officials announced Wednesday. The...
November 22, 2011
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- After a disaster, contractors play a major role in rebuilding an affected community. They can also give the local economy a major boost as they construct new homes and...
November 22, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- When a destructive tornado bore down on the town of Sedalia, Mo. only days after a devastating twister struck Joplin, Pettis County residents were fortunate to have a forward...
November 18, 2011
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA, -- Disaster survivors, after registering for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), sometimes receive a FEMA denial letter in the mail...
November 17, 2011
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- In the wake of a flood, information becomes as important as food and water to disaster survivors, as well as aid needed to recover. That’s why the Federal Emergency...
November 16, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Six months after the May 22 EF-5 tornado destroyed a large section of the city of Joplin, Jasper and Newton counties have received an estimated $174 million in federal assistance...
November 16, 2011
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- Children can be particularly vulnerable to the stressful effects of a disaster. Parents, teachers and caregivers need to be alert to signs. For children ages 5 or younger,...
November 15, 2011
WEST DES MOINES IOWA -- Fremont County’s Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), located at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), 2014 290th Avenue in Sidney, will close for good at 12 noon on Thursday,...
November 15, 2011
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- After a disaster, those impacted may become eligible for federal and state help. Residents and business owners in Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona and Pottawattamie counties...
November 14, 2011
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEMD) have made...
November 10, 2011
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA. -- Flood survivors in the five federally-declared disaster counties adjacent to the Missouri River may receive free disaster-related legal advice from an attorney, by calling...
November 9, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- At the request of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline for renters, homeowners and business owners in Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan...
November 9, 2011
West Des Moines, Ia. – Seniors and people with disabilities affected by the flooding in Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona and Pottawattamie counties may need an extra hand when applying for disaster...
November 9, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. –Survivors of the 2011 Missouri River flooding have only one more day to take advantage of assistance available at the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Buchanan County.  The DRC,...
November 7, 2011
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- State and federal officials have an important message for homeowners, renters, business owners, and private nonprofits in the five counties (Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona...

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