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Help Still Available as FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers Wrap Up Operations

Release date: 
August 19, 2019
Release Number: 
DR-4451-MO NR 054

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Help is still available as FEMA disaster recovery centers in Missouri wrap up operations Tuesday and Wednesday this week.


After the centers close, disaster survivors whose homes or businesses were affected by the

April 29-July 5 storms and flooding in Missouri can still register for assistance, get updates about applications, learn about the appeals process or check the status of their claim the following ways:

  • Online at
  • By phone at the disaster assistance helpline: 800-621-FEMA (3362), voice/vp/711 or 800-462-7585 (TTY). Lines are open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Missouri residents can also apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business  Administration for their disaster-damaged private property. For more information, applicants may contact SBA’s disaster assistance customer service center at 800-659-2955, email SBA's disaster customer service or visit SBA's disaster webpage. If you are deaf or hard-of-hearing, call text relay at 800-877-8339.


Below are the scheduled hours until closing:




Cole County

Jefferson City

Office of Emergency Management

1736 Southridge Drive

Jefferson City, MO 65109

Tuesday, August 20 – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Ceases operations Aug. 20

St. Charles County

The Family Arena

2002 Arena Parkway

St. Charles, MO 63303

Tuesday, Aug. 20 – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Ceases operations Aug. 20


Newton County

Lampo Center

500 E. Spring Street

Neosho, MO 64850


Tuesday, Aug. 20 – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 21 – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Ceases operations Aug. 21




Individuals have until Monday, Sept. 9 to register for federal disaster assistance and complete an SBA loan application for physical property damage. The filing deadline for businesses to submit loan applications for economic injury is April 9, 2020.


Recovery officials encourage Missouri residents who registered for disaster assistance with FEMA to   stay in touch. If survivors change addresses or phone numbers, they should contact FEMA to update their information. Missing or erroneous information could result in delays in receiving assistance.


Follow recovery updates in Missouri on Twitter @MOSEMA_ and @FEMARegion7. Get the latest information at Missouri's recovery website and FEMA's disaster webpage.




FEMA's mission is helping people before, during and after disasters.

Last Updated: 
August 19, 2019 - 11:15