FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance teams continue to go door-to-door to help flood survivors register for assistance and answer their questions.
Student volunteers assist with flood recovery in Jefferson County
Student volunteers with the National Relief Network assist with flood recovery in Jefferson County today. NRN is a Michigan organization that assists youth groups, schools, corporations and others organize disaster assistance efforts.
FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance representative meets with Franklin County emergency management officials
A FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance representative meets with Franklin County emergency management officials before heading into neighborhoods to assist flood survivors register for FEMA assistance.
Meeting of Missouri’s State flood recovery team
Members of Missouri’s State flood recovery team meet before a conference call with reporters Thursday. From left are Ernie Rhodes, SEMA director; Ron Broxton, SEMA Recovery Branch manager; Drew Juden, Department of Public Safety director; Patrick Baker, Missouri Flood Recovery Coordinator; Mike Downing, Department of Economic Development director; Amy Susan, DED communications director; Sallie Hemenway, DED Business and Community Services Division director; Ryan Burns, Office of Administration communications director (obscured); Drew Erdmann, State of Missouri Chief Operating Officer.
Missouri Recovery Photo of the Day
A team from @TeamRubicon, a disaster recovery volunteer group of mostly veterans and first responders, worked in Eureka for 30 days assisting with flood recovery and sleeping in a church basement. About 98 team members rotated through for one-week shifts, with the last group heading back to their homes around the country on Memorial Day.
MARC Success Story
This photo was chosen because it shows a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) success story. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and Catholic Charities teamed up to provide a replacement refrigerator for flood survivor Edward Powell of Ellington, Mo., who had attended a MARC and explained his critical need for a refrigerator so he could have access to insulin.
AmeriCorps St. Louis and Home Depot in Bull Creek
AmeriCorps St. Louis teamed up with Home Depot to help families in Bull Creek, near Branson, clean up and repair properties that sustained significant damage during the flooding.
Documents replaced by MO Department of Agriculture
Darrell Pratte, Missouri Department of Agriculture, delivered over 1,400 survey records to Pauline Peterman, Carter County Recorder, to replace documents destroyed in the flood. Some documents date back to the 1880s and preserve the county’s property line development. Surveys establish land corners, which are dependable references for identifying property boundaries.