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September 7, 2011
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nearly half of disaster survivors who visited Nebraska Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) learned the location and schedule from traditional media outlets -- newspapers, television and...
September 7, 2011
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the state of Nebraska, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), is scheduled to...
September 7, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Residents of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette and Platte counties who suffered damage from the recent flooding have one month left to register for disaster assistance with...
September 7, 2011
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the state of Nebraska, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), is scheduled to...
September 6, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Federal and state assistance to flooding survivors in Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette and Platte counties has surpassed $570,000. Since the president declared the...
September 2, 2011
LINCOLN, Neb. -- More than $500,000 in federal disaster assistance has been approved for Nebraskans since President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for flooding between May 24 and August 1...
September 2, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) has worked hard to aid Joplin community rebuilding efforts. Although the campus suffered no damage from the storm, MSSU quickly extended its...
September 2, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Four months ago, the city of Morehouse, Mo., was swamped by floodwaters and remained submerged for 10 days, sustaining water damage in almost two-thirds of its residences. Now the...
August 31, 2011
LINCOLN, Neb. -- While many Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administrative operations will be temporarily suspended in observance of Labor Day, survivors may register for disaster aid...
August 31, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missourians affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding have received $77,492,777 in approved disaster grants and loans, according to the Federal Emergency Management...
August 31, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Disaster officials caution survivors of the recent flooding to be on the lookout for scam artists pretending to be employed by The Federal Emergency Management Agency or another...
August 31, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missourians who live or work in the six counties under the state's Aug. 12, 2011, presidential disaster declaration may be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits under the...
August 30, 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 Iowa. Assistance for the...
August 30, 2011
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the state of Nebraska, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), is scheduled to...
August 30, 2011
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Iowa and ordered federal aid to...
August 30, 2011
LINCOLN, Neb. -- If the severe flooding in parts of Nebraska this summer affected your ability to work, you may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). To qualify, you must have...
August 30, 2011
LINCOLN, Neb. -- To get the federal disaster assistance process started, remember these important steps: register promptly, and be sure to complete and send in that SBA packet -- even if you have...
August 30, 2011
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state of Missouri announced today the closing of the Disaster Recovery Center at 1106 Main St., Lexington, Mo., at 6 p.m. on Friday,...
August 29, 2011
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the state of Nebraska, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), is scheduled to...
August 29, 2011
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the state of Nebraska, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), is scheduled to...

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