June 02, 2017

At Governor Greitens’ Request, President Trump declares major disaster in Missouri

Governor urges residents, local governments and nonprofit agencies impacted by historic flooding to register for federal assistance

President Donald Trump today approved Gov. Eric Greitens’ request for a major disaster declaration for a total of 48 Missouri counties. The declaration is in response to historic flooding that began April 28 and led to the destruction or major damage of more than 1,200 homes and at least $58 million in damage to roads, bridges, other public infrastructure and emergency response costs. The Governor’s May 24th disaster request estimated total losses and expenses of over $86 million.

Continue reading the news release from the Office of Gov. Eric Greitens here.


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