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Luetkemeyer Announces President Trump's Major Disaster Declaration for Missouri

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Washington, June 5, 2017 | comments
On Friday, President Trump issued a Major Disaster Declaration for the state of Missouri, triggering the release of federal funds to help communities across the state recover from the severe storms and flooding that occurred earlier this spring.
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On Friday, President Trump issued a Major Disaster Declaration for the state of Missouri, triggering the release of federal funds to help communities across the state recover from the severe storms and flooding that occurred earlier this spring.

"President Trump's announcement is the first step in helping our communities heal," Luetkemeyer said. "The torrential rainfall that swept across Missouri in April and May exhausted the resources of our state. Federal funding is vital to helping thousands of Missourians recover."

The President issued Stafford Act assistance for individuals and households in the following 3rd District Counties: Franklin, Gasconade, Jefferson, Maries, and Osage.

The President issued Stafford Act assistance for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities in the following 3rd District Counties: Camden, Cole, Franklin, Gasconade, Jefferson, Maries, Miller and Osage.

All areas in Missouri are eligible for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

If you have been affected by the storms and flooding, you can apply for assistance at www.DisasterAssistance.gov<http://www.DisasterAssistance.gov>. You can also call the registration phone number at 1-800-621-3362; those who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362.

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