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“Irene” Puts Brakes On Missouri Disaster Funding

FEMA reacting to immediate needs on East Coast.

08/30/2011

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Missouri Lawmakers Want Feds To Pay For Flood Damage

Typically, the federal government pays many of the immediate costs for disaster response, then bills state and local government for 25% of the total.

08/23/2011

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Disaster Aid to Missouri Residents Tops $20 Million

More expected as Missouri River begins to rise.

06/14/2011

Cars are piled everywhere in Joplin, Missouri on May 23, 2011 after a massive tornado hit the small southwestern Missouri town of Joplin on May 22, 2011. Officials say the tornado cut a path a mile wide by four miles, destroying over 2000 homes and businesses, including the hospital claiming 116 lives so far. UPI/Tom Uhlenbrock

Despite One Disaster After Another, SEMA Stands Strong

“You can’t just say we’re tired…we’re all tapped out”.

05/24/2011

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St. Louis-Based Charity Up For Nobel Peace Prize

Wings of Hope has been providing humanitarian aid worldwide since 1962.

02/03/2011

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FEMA Turns Thumbs Down to Mo. Tornado Assistance

Missouri’s request for federal aid in wake of New Year’s Eve storm denied.

01/27/2011

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