FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 16, 2017


SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, May 16


Going on today:

  • Gov. Greitens on Monday announced that flooding damage assessments will be conducted in six more Missouri counties: Franklin, Iron, Laclede, Perry, St. Louis and Wayne. Read the news release here.
  • Through Monday, more than 875 Missouri families have been served at the Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) for flood survivors.
  • At the MARCs through Monday, the Missouri Department of Social Services has assisted more than 300 flood-affected families with food stamp replacements or food stamp applications.
  • MARCs are open TODAY from 12 p.m.-7 p.m. in House Springs (Jefferson County) and from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. in Gainesville (Ozark County). Check the schedule for the two remaining MARCs in Doniphan (Ripley County) on WEDNESDAY; and Arnold (Jefferson County) on THURSDAY here

Missouri Recovery Media Coverage
Historic Flood’s Impact on Missouri Agriculture (This Week in AgriBusiness)

Missouri Recovery Photo of the Day
A house near Licking, in Texas County was knocked off its elevated concrete stilts by flooding from the Big Piney River, possibly after being hit by a runaway double-wide mobile home.






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For more information, call 573-751-5432 or e-mail mike.o'connell@dps.mo.gov