COLUMBIA, Mo. -- If flooded roadways are keeping you from returning home, it is important to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for help that may include rental assistance from the agency's Individuals and Households Program (IHP). When homes are inaccessible due to a disaster, as is the case for many in Missouri, FEMA generally provides rental assistance. Additional assistance may be provided on a month-by-month basis while the homes remain inaccessible.
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COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Residents in six Missouri counties are now eligible for federal Individual Assistance programs offered through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Anyone in those counties who suffered damage from the recent flooding can register with FEMA online or by phone. Survivors of the recent flooding in Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette and Platte Counties who suffered damage from flooding between June 1, 201l and Aug. 1, 2011, may apply for disaster assistance with FEMA -- even if they have insurance or aren't sure they are eligible.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the state of Missouri to supplement the state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by flooding during the period of June 1 to August 1, 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 Missouri. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: