June 07, 2017

SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, June 7

  • The first FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opens Thursday, June 8, in Van Buren, in Carter County. More DRCs will open in flood-impacted communities in the coming weeks.
    • The Van Buren DRC will be open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. seven days a week.
    • FEMA offers a DRC Locator online here.
    • Click here to read the SEMA/FEMA news release announcing the Van Buren DRC.
  • The IRS announced that taxpayers who live or have a business in the 27 counties included in the Individual Assistance disaster declaration may qualify for tax relief, including having some tax deadlines postponed.
    • More details about the announcement are here.
  • SEMA and FEMA are scouting locations in Jefferson City to establish a disaster recovery Joint Field Office to coordinate both Individual Assistance and Public Assistance.

Missouri Recovery Photo of the Day
Flood survivors register for assistance at a Disaster Recovery Center in Van Buren, in Carter County.


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