- Tornado: Resources & relief
RESOURCE: Governor says state will pay any cleanup costs FEMA does not
Blasting the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision against extending, beyond an Aug. 7 deadline, its offer to pick up 90 percent of the cost of tornado debris removal, Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday said he will allocate state money to pay for what FEMA does not.
RESOURCE: Teams deliver ‘psychological first aid’ on the street
When Daryl Whitecotton came to his front door on Wednesday, he was greeted by his new friend, Susan Myers.
RESOURCE: Disaster Center to relocate; Friday is registration deadline
The Disaster Recovery Center that has operated for weeks at Taylor Performing Arts Center at Missouri Southern State University will reopen, starting today, in new quarters, according to an announcement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
RESOURCE: Joplin schools celebrate success of Adopt-an-Eagle
The Joplin School District’s Adopt-an-Eagle project has been so successful that each student will have a backpack full of school supplies when school starts Aug. 17.
RESOURCE: Gov. Nixon unveils $122 million program on housing for Joplin
Gov. Jay Nixon unveiled a $122 million initiative on Tuesday to promote the immediate construction and rehabilitation of single-family, owner-occupied houses, and the long-term development of single- and multi-family dwellings in Joplin.
RESOURCE: Salvation Army opens cooling station
The Salvation Army will open it’s doors at 320 East 8th Street as a cooling station for those in need. The center’s gymnasium will be open, starting Tuesday, july 19, to anyone needing to take a break from the heat and rehydrate.
RESOURCE: Governor Nixon pledges home-rebuilding aid in Joplin
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon outlined plans Tuesday to allot $122 million in state and federal aid to rebuild homes hit by a devastating tornado in Joplin.
RESOURCE: Workshop to focus on fraud, Information to help protect homeowners against swindlers
If homeowners pay a home repair contractor who turns out to be unscrupulous, chances aren’t good that they’ll get that money back.
RESOURCE: Empire establishes $100,000 fund to help tornado-impacted customers
Empire District Electric Co. today announced a $100,000 Temporary Electric Energy Assistance Fund to help customers, with priority given to those affected by the May 22 tornado.
RESOURCE: Nixon announces $2M grant for Joplin
Missouri is allocating $2 million for a trauma center in Joplin that will provide mental health services for children and families affected by the May tornado.
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