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Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1728)

Incident period: August 19, 2007 to August 21, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 21, 2007


October 29, 2007 - News Release

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 - News Release

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 - News Release

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.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $5,571,711.34 $107,141.52 $5,450,630.59
Last Updated: Monday, May 22, 2017 - 08:12 (Updated daily)

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