Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1728)
Incident period: August 19, 2007 to August 21, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 21, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
October 29, 2007
KANSAS CITY, MO -- Sometimes, it pays to spend a little to save a lot. When severe storms struck Polk and six other counties in southwestern Missouri Aug. 19-21, causing a Major Presidential Disaster Declaration Sept. 21, heavy rainwater poured through two large culverts under south 50th Road, about half a mile south of 480th Road in Polk County.
October 29, 2007
NEW YORK, N. Y. -- Homeowners, renters, and business owners who suffered damages from the August 8 storms and flooding have two weeks left to register for disaster recovery assistance. Friday, November 16 is the last day to register. "We don?t want anyone with disaster damages to miss this opportunity for federal and state assistance," said Federal Coordinating Officer Marianne C. Jackson of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "The first step is to register and find out what you are eligible for."
October 24, 2007
KANSAS CITY, MO. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to date has paid out more than $1.28 million in Public Assistance (PA) funds to the State of Missouri for damage incurred by local governments as a result of the severe summer storms Aug. 19-21.
October 10, 2007
KANSAS CITY, MO. -- The process for seeking funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is well established according to federal regulations, but there are some new wrinkles as FEMA looks at reducing costs while expediting much-needed recovery dollars to local communities.
September 29, 2007
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is already moving to assist public entities in seven counties in Missouri struck by severe storms and flooding Aug. 19-21.
September 21, 2007
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration for Missouri. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required: