fema http://kbia.org en Southeast Mo. town closer to federal buyout http://kbia.org/post/southeast-mo-town-closer-federal-buyout <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">A tiny southeast Missouri town prone to frequent flooding from the Mississippi River is one step closer to a long-awaited federal buyout.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:12:21 +0000 Associated Press 48806 at http://kbia.org Southeast Mo. town closer to federal buyout FEMA to keep temporary housing in Joplin http://kbia.org/post/fema-keep-temporary-housing-joplin <p>Some families who lost their homes in the Joplin tornado have been given a seven-month extension to stay in government housing, but it will no longer be free.</p><p>The Federal Emergency Management Agency has granted a request to keep its temporary housing units in Joplin until June 9, 2013. The trailers had been scheduled to be removed on Nov. 9, when the eligibility for free housing expires.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 18:13:48 +0000 Associated Press 22586 at http://kbia.org FEMA to keep temporary housing in Joplin Boone County Fire Protection District repays misused funds http://kbia.org/post/boone-county-fire-protection-district-repays-misused-funds <p>The Boone County Fire Protection District repaid more than&nbsp;$200,000 in misused funds to the Federal Emergency Management Agency yesterday, settling a federal audit from the year 2009.&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri, 07 Sep 2012 21:56:06 +0000 Ashley Carr 20785 at http://kbia.org Boone County Fire Protection District repays misused funds FEMA denies Nixon aid request http://kbia.org/post/fema-denies-nixon-aid-request <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he&#39;s disappointed that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied a request to provide disaster aid to residents in 18 southern and northern Missouri counties recently hit by violent weather. Tue, 13 Mar 2012 14:06:10 +0000 Associated Press 10449 at http://kbia.org FEMA denies Nixon aid request Joplin reports damage costs being paid on schedule http://kbia.org/post/joplin-reports-damage-costs-being-paid-schedule <p>A new report says the city of Joplin might not end up with any debt related to the May 22 tornado. Mon, 16 Jan 2012 20:55:53 +0000 Associated Press 7112 at http://kbia.org Joplin reports damage costs being paid on schedule Natural Disasters Costing Missouri $15 Million http://kbia.org/post/natural-disasters-costing-missouri-15-million <p>Natural disasters have cost the state of Missouri $15 million and the state budget director says that tab is still going up. Thu, 03 Nov 2011 23:16:17 +0000 2995 at http://kbia.org MACC to Build New Location with Weather "Safe Room" http://kbia.org/post/macc-build-new-location-weather-safe-room <p>The Federal Emergency Management Agency is helping design a new community college in Hannibal that would serve as more than just a place to take class.</p><p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 23:09:20 +0000 2511 at http://kbia.org