$29.2 million in hands of flood survivors 18 days after federal aid approved
February 08, 2016
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - On Jan. 24, just three days after President Obama's Jan. 21, 2016, disaster declaration for 33 counties in Missouri, disaster survivors began receiving grants from FEMA's Individuals and Households Program.
In the days since storms brought flooding, tornadoes and straight-line winds to Missouri, survivors, equipped with nearly $29.2 million in federal assistance, low-interest loans and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) claims, are cleaning up,