County Commission To Meet With FEMA

A meeting with FEMA is on the Livingston County Commissioners’ agenda for Thursday.  The commissioners meet Thursday at 9:30 am in the Commission Room of the courthouse.  They will handle county road and bridge matters and administrative and departmental responsibilities. Thursday at 10:00, they will meet with a representative of FEMA about a Disaster Declaration.  

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Federal Disaster Request For Area Counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency approve a major disaster declaration for Missouri to provide federal assistance to a total of 21 counties in response to severe storms and flooding that began on June 19th and continued through July 1st. Counties in the KCHI listening area of the 21 counties include Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, […]

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FEMA Asked To Join Storm Damage Assessment Teams

Governor Mike Parson has requested FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, participate in joint preliminary damage assessments.  The assessments are for 17 counties, including Livingston, Carroll, Caldwell, and Chariton Counties in the KCHI listening area.  The assessments will be for damages due to severe storms and flooding from June 19th to July 1st. The Preliminary Assessment teams will include local […]

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Gathering Data For Possible Flood Relief

With the flooding causing damage to roads and possibly to bridges around the region, the Local Emergency Managers are gathering data to submit to the state. Chillicothe Emergency Service Manager Eric Reeter says they are requesting Livingston County Townships with significant road or bridge damage due to the recent flooding to contact his office at 646-2139. For claims, the county […]

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FEMA COVID Funeral Funding

The Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA announced Funeral Assistance Funding for those whose death may have been caused by or was likely the result of COVID-19. To qualify for the reimbursement funding of up to $9,000 per funeral, you must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or a qualified alien who paid for funeral expenses after January 20, 2020. […]

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FEMA Recommends A Flood Insurance Review

The Federal Emergency Management Agency of FEMA is encouraging those that live in flood-prone areas to review their flood insurance coverage.  In a press release from FEMA, they warn – quoting – ” According to the National Weather Service, there is the potential for Missouri to experience serious flooding again in only a few weeks. Last year’s damage repairs are […]

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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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