Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA opens Disaster Recovery Center in Chillicothe

A FEMA disaster recovery center will open for three days in Livingston County starting Friday, August 2, 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 […]

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FEMA working with Small Business Administration to assist Missouri residents

Missouri residents may receive disaster assistance from both FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration. After registering with FEMA, most residents are automatically referred to SBA to be considered for low-interest disaster loans. SBA’s disaster loans are the largest source of long-term federal disaster recovery funds to residents, businesses of all sizes and private nonprofit […]

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Audit of Missouri Department of Public Safety raises concerns with procedures under agency’s former director

State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a report raising concerns about the process used by the Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) under the agency’s former director when awarding and managing a contract for the coordination of fingerprint technology at local law enforcement agencies. “Missourians should have confidence their tax dollars are being used appropriately […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Homeowners and renters who register with FEMA could be eligible for grants to pay for disaster-related needs

Homeowners and renters in Northwest Missouri who register for assistance with FEMA may be eligible for grants to help pay for a variety of disaster-related needs not covered by other programs.  Missourians in Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt and Platte counties who sustained damage in the April 29-July 5 severe storms and flooding could be eligible for FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program. […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA approves Missouri’s request for disaster assistance to local governments and nonprofits

(Missourinet) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved Missouri’s request for federal assistance to local governments and nonprofits in 68 counties to help recover from severe flooding and storms this year. The approval of Missouri’s July 16 request means the federal agency will assist with the cost of repairs to damaged roads, bridges and […]