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Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Cole County

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A FEMA disaster recovery center will open Sunday, July 21, in Cole County to provide one-on-one assistance to Missourians affected by recent flooding, severe storms and tornadoes.

 

Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration will provide information on available services, explain assistance programs and help survivors complete or check the status of their applications.

Fact Sheet: Be Flood Smart. Protect Your Property

Floods are a fact of life in some parts of Iowa. Floods can affect anyone and are the most common and most costly natural disasters in the United States. Flooding occurs in moderate-to-low risk areas as well as in high-risk areas.

Fact Sheet: Continued Temporary Housing Assistance

Iowa survivors of the March 12-June 15 severe storms and flooding who received initial rental assistance from FEMA may be eligible for Continued Temporary Housing Assistance.

Fact Sheet: Myths and Facts About Flood Insurance

Floods are the most common and costly natural disasters in the United States. Property owners who live in communities participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) can purchase affordable protection to insure against flood losses.

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Atchison County

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A FEMA disaster recovery center will open Friday, July 19, in Atchison County to provide one-on-one assistance to Missourians affected by recent flooding, severe storms and tornadoes.

 

Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration will provide information on available services, explain assistance programs and help survivors complete or check the status of their applications.

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Holt County

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A FEMA disaster recovery center will open Friday, July 19, in Holt County to provide one-on-one assistance to Missourians affected by recent flooding, severe storms and tornadoes.

Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration will provide information on available services, explain assistance programs and help survivors complete or check the status of their applications.

The disaster recovery center location is:

Iowa Storm Survivors Should ‘Stay in Touch’ with FEMA

DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa homeowners and renters who have registered for disaster assistance with FEMA are encouraged by recovery officials to “stay in touch” with the agency after they have applied for assistance.

Avoid Another Disaster: Beware of Fraud

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Scams seem to follow disasters. Don’t let your guard down and suffer another disaster such as identity theft or paying fees for services that are never provided.

Remember, FEMA never charges for services nor does it endorse any commercial business, product or service. All federal employees have an official badge/ID. Ask to see it.

The following are some common post-disaster fraud practices to avoid.

Fraudulent building contractors.
When hiring a contractor, the Missouri Attorney General suggests:

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and FEMA Sign Historic Pact for Disaster Recovery

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have signed an historic agreement that paves the way for a nation-to-nation partnership in disaster recovery from the severe storms and flooding that occurred March 13 to April 1, 2019.