federal disaster declaration http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Obama Signs Missouri Disaster Declaration For Spring Storms http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/obama-signs-missouri-disaster-declaration-spring-storms <p>President Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Missouri in response to the storms and floods of May and June.</p><p>Here's the rest of the statement issued by the White House:</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:13:03 +0000 Kelsey Proud 28381 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Obama Signs Missouri Disaster Declaration For Spring Storms Governor Nixon seeks federal disaster declaration in response to "Leap Day" storms http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/governor-nixon-seeks-federal-disaster-declaration-response-leap-day-storms <p>Mo. governor Jay Nixon is seeking federal assistance for 18 Missouri counties hit by <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/term/leap-day-storms-2012">last week&#39;s violent storms</a>.</p><p>Nixon said Wednesday he has requested a federal major disaster declaration for parts of southern and northern Missouri struck by tornadoes, hail and high winds on Feb. 28 and 29. The weather was blamed for three deaths, dozens of injuries and widespread property damage.</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 21:15:52 +0000 The Associated Press 3223 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Governor Nixon seeks federal disaster declaration in response to "Leap Day" storms Grants and loans for disaster relief in St. Louis County have reached over $3.5 million http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/grants-and-loans-disaster-relief-st-louis-county-have-reached-over-35-million <p>As the six-month anniversary of the <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/white-house-issues-disaster-declaration-portions-mo-gov-pledges-aid">presidential disaster declaration</a> for Missouri approaches, federal disaster grants and loans have reached over $3.5 million in St. Louis County.</p><p>Grants and loans have been distributed by FEMA&rsquo;s Individuals and Household Programs, their Public Assistance Program and the Small Business Administration disaster loan program.</p><p>The money has been providing for those affected by disasters in St. Louis County.</p> Thu, 03 Nov 2011 18:53:43 +0000 Alex Taylor 2399 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Grants and loans for disaster relief in St. Louis County have reached over $3.5 million Mo. gov. seeks disaster status in 23 counties to allow aid to farmers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-gov-seeks-disaster-status-23-counties-allow-aid-farmers <p><strong>Updated 1:10 with assistance deadline.</strong></p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/newsroom/2011/Gov_Nixon_requests_disaster_declaration_from_USDA_to_help_farmers_in_23_counties_impacted_by_heavy_rain_flooding">is asking federal agriculture officials to declare 23 Missouri counties a disaster area</a> to allow aid for farmers who have lost crops or property.</p> Fri, 19 Aug 2011 17:51:09 +0000 The Associated Press 1905 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. gov. seeks disaster status in 23 counties to allow aid to farmers Nixon seeks emergency declaration for Missouri due to flooding http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-seeks-emergency-declaration-missouri-due-flooding <p>Gov. Jay Nixon <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/newsroom/2011/Gov_Nixon_requests_federal_emergency_declaration_due_unprecedented_flooding">is seeking a federal emergency declaration</a> for the state because of <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/list/term/1985">flooding along the Missouri River system</a> and flash floods in the northeast.</p><p>The governor made the request Tuesday in a letter to President Barack Obama.</p> Tue, 28 Jun 2011 19:40:15 +0000 The Associated Press 1522 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon seeks emergency declaration for Missouri due to flooding White House issues disaster declaration for portions of Mo., Gov. pledges aid http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/white-house-issues-disaster-declaration-portions-mo-gov-pledges-aid <p>President Obama has <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/05/10/president-obama-signs-missouri-disaster-declaration">issued a disaster declaration</a> for portions of Missouri affected by recent storms, tornadoes and flooding.</p><p>The disaster declaration makes federal funding available to affected individuals in St. Louis, Butler, Mississippi, New Madrid and Taney counties, according to a White House press release. Funding is also available for State and eligible local governments, along with certain private non-profit organizations.</p> Tue, 10 May 2011 15:32:37 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 1206 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org White House issues disaster declaration for portions of Mo., Gov. pledges aid McCaskill, Blunt ask for federal disaster declaration after winter storms http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-blunt-ask-federal-disaster-declaration-after-winter-storms <p>Missouri&#39;s U.S. Senators have sent <a href="http://mccaskill.senate.gov/?p=press_release&amp;id=1207">a joint letter</a> to President Obama urging the president to grant <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/newsroom/2011/Gov_Nixon_requests_major_disaster_declaration_to_assist_response_to_severe_snow_storm_and_blizzard">Governor Jay Nixon&#39;s request</a> to declare 64 Missouri counties federal disaster areas after this winter&#39;s heavy snowfall.</p> Fri, 04 Mar 2011 19:13:27 +0000 Kelsey Proud 657 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill, Blunt ask for federal disaster declaration after winter storms