Jefferson City, Mo. – There are fresh faces out in the field with FEMA this fall. They arrived in 15 passenger vans, wearing boots and cargo pants. Out of high school, college, or part way between, these young people are in Missouri to “Get Things Done,” true to their AmeriCorps pledge.FEMA Corps, a partnership between AmeriCorps and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is a national service program for young adults ages 18-24 that is focused on disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery work.
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.–On September 6, 2013, President Obama declared a major disaster for 18 counties in the State of Missouri. In addition to Public Assistance (PA) Grant Program funding for state and eligible local governments, qualifying private non-profit organizations many be eligible for assistance as a result of the declaration.
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Missouri.Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Missouri to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of August 2-14, 2013.