FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 29, 2019


FEMA Approves State’s Request to Provide Disaster Assistance to Local Governments Recovering from Flooding and Storms


Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has agreed to the state’s request to provide federal assistance to local governments and nonprofits in 68 counties recovering from flooding and severe storms between April 29 and July 5. The approval of Missouri’s July 16 request means FEMA will assist with the cost of repairs to damaged roads, bridges, and other public infrastructure, along with emergency response costs associated with the storms and flooding.

Continue reading the news release from Governor Mike Parson's office here.

 



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