FEMA Approves Over $7.8 Million to Help Flood Survivors

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. —  The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved over 1,200 applications for help and over $7.8 million in assistance to flood survivors.

According to a news release from the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency, the National Flood Insurance Program has also received over 1,200 claims and will have more than $28 million in payments.

Two Disaster Recovery Centers will open June 20 in Gasconade and St. Louis counties and another one opened Monday in Jasper County.

Over 760 households applied for Disaster Food Stamps when the Missouri Department of Social Services hosted a special sign-up push during June 12-16.

SEMA met with local governments and nonprofits from April 28 to May 11 as the organizations considered federal assistance for damages and costs.

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