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Help Remains After the Registration Period Ends

LINCOLN, Neb The deadline for individuals to apply for federal assistance has passed as of Sept. 13, 2019 but help remains.  The agency will continue to work with the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency on the recovery process for this year’s flooding. Survivors should remember help is still available.

Missourians Urged to Buy Flood Insurance

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State and federal officials urge Missourians to strongly consider purchasing flood insurance; history shows that on average a flood-related disaster occurs nearly once a year in this state.


FEMA registration deadline has ended but help remains

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The deadline for registering with FEMA for disaster assistance has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. The agency continues working with the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency on the recovery process for this year’s spring and summer severe storms and flooding.



LINCOLN, NE – Survivors of the March 9 to April 14 floods and storms applying for assistance from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are advised to exercise caution with personal information during the disaster recovery period. With an increased charitable and federal presence, scam artists and identity thieves may attempt to take advantage of survivors.


One Week Left to Register for Disaster Assistance

LINCOLN, Neb. – There is one week remaining for survivors to register for disaster assistance after the winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding in March. The deadline to apply is September 13, 2019 for both the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) individual assistance grants and the low interest loans from the U.S.

Federal Grants, Loans, Insurance Payments for Missouri Recovery Top $60 Million

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – More than $60 million in federal grants, loans and insurance payments have now gone to Missourians to assist in the recovery from this spring and summer’s flooding and tornadoes.


The funds include grants to households from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, payments from the National Flood Insurance Program on insurance claims and low-interest disaster recovery loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration:


Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Custer County

Lincoln, NEThe State of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center Tuesday, Sept. 3, in Custer County. Recovery specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will provide information on available services, explain assistance programs and help survivors complete or check the status of their applications at the center.


Register Without Delay! One Week Left to Apply for Disaster Assistance

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained losses or damage in the April 29-July 5 storms and flooding still have one week left to apply for disaster assistance.


September 9 is the deadline to register for disaster assistance from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration. 


Missouri Schools Build Safe Rooms for Shelter from Tornadoes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Joplin School District has built 14 safe rooms since 2011, when a deadly tornado killed 161, to shelter students and community residents when the next tornado strikes. 


FEMA Offers Free Repair, Rebuild Information Sessions at Local Stores

LINCOLN, Neb. — As Nebraskans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by storms and flooding, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and local hardware and home improvement stores have teamed up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer.