Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA agrees to Missouri’s request to consider expanding disaster assistance to 21 additional counties

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) agreed to the state of Missouri’s request to consider expanding last week’s federal disaster declaration. FEMA agreed to reevaluate the request for inclusion of 21 counties that were denied federal assistance on July 9. FEMA agreed to do the following:  Conduct new damage assessment with the State Emergency Management […]

Disaster Declaration

Missouri moves to expand Disaster Declaration to Include FEMA Assistance for residents in 21 additional counties

The state of Missouri requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) expand last week’s federal disaster declaration for the state in two ways: consider making FEMA assistance available to residents and businesses in 21 additional counties; and provide assistance to public agencies in 68 counties to help with repairs to roads, bridges, and other […]

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Trenton entering 4th week without precipitation

Trenton has gone 21 days without measurable rain which is the longest period without measurable precipitation in Trenton in more than two years. There was a 30-day dry spell January 22nd through February 20th in 2017. During the current 21 day dry period, the yearly moisture surplus has decreased by nearly three inches. The surplus […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA teams canvassing disaster-designated counties to assist survivors

FEMA outreach teams will begin canvassing Missouri communities affected by the flooding and severe weather in the 20 counties included in this week’s federal disaster declaration to help impacted Missourians register for federal disaster assistance. The teams, known as Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams (DSATs), are working in counties designated as federal disaster areas to assist […]

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Clark man injured when van strikes rear of big rig and catches fire south of Breckenridge

The Highway Patrol reports a Clark man sustained moderate injuries when the van he drove struck a tractor-trailer one mile south of Breckenridge Friday morning, and the van caught on fire. Emergency medical services transported 31-year-old Dakota VanLandingham to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. Tractor-trailer driver 27-year-old Lester Mead of Pleasantville, Iowa was reported as […]

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MoDOT planning signal improvements in the Cameron area

Signal improvements are coming to the Cameron area. The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to install flashing yellow arrow signals at several intersections along U.S. Route 69 in Cameron beginning next week. The new signals will help provide a safer, smoother flow of traffic. Flashing yellow arrows are new to Cameron, but are in use […]