Disaster Response

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Nixon Heading To New York

Gov. Jay Nixon plans to head to New York to meet with business leaders and talk about disaster response efforts at an event sponsored by the Clinton Global Initiative.


The recovery effort in Joplin, Mo., after the 2011 tornado. (Photo: Getty Images)

Missouri Disaster Response Under Review

The committee will check whether the resources poured into disaster recovery are getting the expected result.


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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.


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Missouri Lawmakers Evaluate Disaster Response

Lawmakers will focus on the state’s emergency response, financial aid and insurance coverage.


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