20 Years After The Flood, Chesterfield Valley Isn't Labeled High-RiskFederal Emergency Management Agency Insurance Specialist Robert Butler says the higher the levees, the lower the premiums.
Possible Mississippi River Shutdown Threatens Thousands of JobsA nationwide drought, the worst to hit the U.S. in decades, has lowered water levels along the Mississippi River, threatening barge traffic.
Joplin to Seek FEMA Extension For FamiliesThe City Council voted Monday night to approve the request to the State Emergency Management Agency, which will forward it to FEMA.
Crowder College to Build Tornado ShelterThe million dollarthe safe room will hold 1,375 people.
8 Indicted in Joplin Tornado FraudEach of the defendants is accused of falsely claiming damage to their homes or property for disaster benefits.
FEMA Denies Aid Again to Southern IllinoisIllinois Emergency Management Agency director Jonathon Monken says the state’s next step is to seek low-interest loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration.
FEMA Denies Aid For Tornado-Ravaged Southern Illinois"It has been determined that the damage was not of such severity and magnitude as to be beyond the capabilities of the State."
Deadline for Flood Claims is ThursdayThe federal government is warning those who suffered losses from Missouri River flooding this summer that deadlines to file insurance claims are approaching.
Parents In Joplin Find Void In Day Care Centers"I have a couple of different friends who lost their day care centers in the tornado,'' Jill Michel said. "I have been in on those conversations. To hear the numbers, well, it's just staggering."
FEMA Provides Aid for Disaster-Stricken MissouriPeriod to register for FEMA aid ends July 8.
Illinois, Federal Officials to Review Blizzard CostsThe meeting of authorities from the Illinois and federal emergency management agencies could help prompt Washington to help local governments pay for cleanup.