SEMA News is published quarterly by Missouri’s State Emergency Management Agency to share news about SEMA and Missouri’s emergency management and emergency response communities. Story ideas can be sent to Brian Quinn, SEMA public information officer at

Winter 2017

  • ‘Safer, Stronger Missouri Week’
  • ‘Missouri Hope’ Exercise
  • Director’s Letter
  • Earthquake Awareness Month
  • ShakeOut Drill Participation
  • NYC Uses Twitter Bombing Suspect Alert
  • Severe Weather Awareness Week
  • SEMA Preparedness Division Profile
  • Final State Hazmat Symposium
  • $4 million AmeriCorps Grant

Fall 2016

  • 2016 Show-Me Mass Care Exercise
  • Partnerships Key During Water Outage
  • Director’s Letter
  • Earthquake Impact by the Numbers
  • Annual ShakeOut Earthquake Drill
  • Region I Profile
  • Power, Danger of Straight-Line Winds
  • Billboards Help Spread Safety Messages
  • DHS Issues Second Terrorism Bulletin
  • Communication About Exercises
  • SEMA, Guard Hold Relocation Exercise

Summer 2016

  • New Cybersecurity Initiative
  • National Mass Care Exercise
  • Director’s Letter
  • Gov. Nixon Advances Mitigation Projects
  • Red Cross Disaster Summit
  • State Insurance Dept. Offers Tips
  • NWS’ Communications Update
  • State Conference Registration History
  • Individual Assistance Numbers for DR-4250
  • Joplin Recovery Update
  • Region G Profile

Spring 2016

  • 2015 Flooding Fatalities 22-Year High
  • Historic Flooding Leads to Second Disaster
  • Director’s Letter
  • ‘Operation Recovery’
  • NWS Works to Enhance Storm Warnings
  • Mo. Responders Issue Drone Warning
  • FEMA Seeking Input on New Concept
  • Region F Profile
  • Joplin Tornado 5th Anniversary
  • SEMA Conference is April 19-22
  • Mo. Severe Weather Awareness Week
  • SEMA Training Schedule