FEMA aid approved for Missouri weather, flood damage

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. | Federal and state officials say nearly $2.8 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency grants have been approved to aid Missouri victims of storms, floods and tornadoes that occurred in September.

The approval was announced Friday.

The funds will aid storm and flood victims in Boone, Callaway, Chariton, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Osage, Schuyler, St. Charles, St. Louis, Stone, Taney, Texas, and Webster counties and the city of St. Louis.

More than $2.1 million of the money is for housing assistance. Another $604,000 is for other needs, including transportation, moving, medical and funeral expenses.