FEMA Assistance Application Ending

The deadline to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA assistance is today. Homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained losses or damage in the April 29th – July 5th storms and flooding still have until next Monday to apply for disaster assistance. Today is the deadline to register for disaster assistance from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business […]

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FEMA Recovery Center in Carrollton

A FEMA disaster recovery center will be open for three days in Carroll County, starting Today, Friday August 16th. The center will provide one-on-one assistance to Missouri residents affected by spring flooding, severe storms and tornadoes. The office will be at Southside Baptist Church at 301 East Shanklin Street in Carrollton. It will be open Today from 8:00am to 6:00pm, […]

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FEMA Area Counties List – Updated

(UPDATED) The number of Missouri Counties now eligible for Federal Disaster Assistance has grown to 26 with the addition of six more counties, all of which are outside of the KCHI listening area. John Mills with the FEMA office in Jefferson City tells KCHI that FEMA has paid more than $150,000 in flood insurance claims in Grundy County. A Major […]

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FEMA Offers Lodging Reimbursement

Missourians who have registered with FEMA due to flood and storm damage from April 29 to July 5, may be eligible for reimbursement if they paid out-of-pocket expenses for temporary lodging because of damage to their primary residences from recent flooding, severe storms and tornadoes. To be eligible for lodging expenses reimbursement an applicant need to: register with FEMA pass […]

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Flood Damage Reports Coming In To The County

Preliminary damage reports from the recent flooding are starting to come in at the Livingston County Courthouse.  After the flooding that closed roads and flooded property near rivers and creeks had dropped, the City of Chillicothe and Livingston County requested estimates to file for disaster assistance.  Livingston County Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says they don’t have solid numbers yet, but […]

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Federal Disaster Declaration Approved

A major Disaster Declaration for portions of Missouri was approved by President Donald Trump.  The declaration includes 13 countries, including Carroll and Chariton Counties in the local area.  The declaration is for the flooding on the Missouri River from March 11th to April 16th.  The declaration makes assistance available to agencies assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hazard Mitigation […]

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Governor Parson Requests Disaster Declaration

A Disaster Declaration has been requested for counties along the Missouri River due to the spring flooding.  Governor Mike Parson made the request that the President approve a Major Disaster Declaration for Missouri to provide federal assistance for 13 counties.  Parson says said he expects the request to be expanded to include additional counties once floodwaters recede and full damage […]

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