President Declares Missouri Disaster Areas
This declaration comes after assesment of storm and flood damage from May 5-18.
Federal aid will be given to Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Carroll, Chariton, Clay, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Holt, Jackson, Lafayette, Livingston, Morgan, Nodaway, Osage, and Platte counties.
Federal funding for relief efforts will go to grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other various programs to help recover from the effects of the disaster.
People who suffered losses in the designated counties can contact FEMA tomorrow to begin applying for assistance. Registration is available online at http://www.fema.gov and by phone at 1-800-621-FEMA(3362).