2022 Flood Information

Relief and recovery resources for the July 2022 flood.

Announcements

To report flood damage, call the Citizens' Service Bureau at (314) 622-4800. Anyone with flood-related damage is encouraged to report it to assist with ongoing City of St. Louis response efforts.


Individuals who sustained damage or losses due to the flooding between July 25 and July 28, 2022 in the City of St. Louis and St. Louis and St. Charles counties may now apply for FEMA disaster assistance online or by calling FEMA’s toll-free application line at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Central Time, seven days a week. More information

Multi-Agency Resource Centers

To assist families impacted by flooding and severe storms, Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) in the St. Louis region have been organized by the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the Missouri Governor’s Faith-Based and Community Service Partnership (The Partnership), Missouri Voluntary Agencies Active in Disaster (MOVOAD), the St. Louis Area and St. Charles Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD), local volunteer and faith-based organizations, and other state/local agencies. MARCs are one-stop shops that pull together recovery resources in communities impacted by disasters.

Pre-Register to attend a Multi-Agency Resource Center site

  • Wednesday, August 10
    • Friendly Temple Church
    • 5515 Martin Luther King Dr. | St. Louis, MO 63112
    • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Thursday, August 11
    • Friendly Temple Church
    • 5515 Martin Luther King Dr. | St. Louis, MO 63112
    • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Multi-Agency Resource Centers provide services to households with American Red Cross-verified flood damage in homes and apartments. Some agencies have the ability to provide emergency financial assistance based on verified flood damage. Additional assistance includes food stamp replacement services, insurance information, legal services, and other disaster-related services.

The partner agencies in the MARC are unable to provide assistance for flood damage to non-living quarters, including storage areas, unfinished areas and garages, regardless of appliances or HVAC systems being located there.

Agencies at the MARC can only assist individuals and families, not businesses. Individuals are asked to bring photo identification showing address and proof of residence to be eligible for assistance from some agencies. If ID has been lost due to flooding, the Resource Centers will assist residents with information on how to replace IDs and other important paperwork.

Individuals who may need transportation to and from the MARC can call 2-1-1; those with other unmet needs or who are unable to attend one of the MARCs can visit http://211helps.org for resources.

Emergency Shelter/Cooling

News

White House Grants St. Louis Area Federal Disaster Declaration Following Late July Flooding and Storms
State of Missouri Requests Federal Disaster Declaration for City of St. Louis
Multi-Agency Resource Center for Flood Survivors Announced for City of St. Louis
City of St. Louis Provides Update on How to Support Flood Victim Recovery Efforts
City of St. Louis Continues to Add Additional Support and Resources to Community Following Recent Floods
City of St. Louis Deploying Mobile Command Centers in Hard-Hit Neighborhoods, Emergency Resources for Residents Impacted by July Flooding
Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Declares State of Emergency in St. Louis City Following Record Rainfall, Flooding

City and County Resources

  • Community Action Agency of St. Louis - 314-863-0015
  • People's Community Action Corporation (PCAC) is providing food and energy assistance. Call David Swingler at 314-305-9290 for more information about food assistance and Monica Stewart at 314-367-7848 for energy assistance.
  • American Red Cross Red Cross Greater St. Louis Chapter - 314-516-2800
  • Salvation Army - Emergency Disaster Services - 314-535-0057
  • Behavioral Health Response - 988 or 314-469-6644
  • SAMHSA Disaster Hotline - 1-800-985-5990 (calls and texts accepted)

Report Flood Damage or Utility Issues

  • City of St. Louis Citizens Service Bureau: report an issue online or call 314-622-4800
  • Ameren: Outage Center or call 800-755-5000
  • Spire: 800-887-4173
  • Metropolitan Sewer District of St. Louis: Report an issue online
  • Cooldownmissouri.org & Cooldownstlouis.org: Resources to Storm Flood Victims. 
    • Cooldownmissouri.org and Cooldownstlouis.org have launched an effort to help Missouri victims of the historic storm floods earlier this week.
      • They cover 44 Missouri and Illinois counties and the City of St. Louis. They will be assisting residents impacted by the recent storm floods, who were experiencing difficulties paying their utility bills. They will expedite their applications and waive certain documentation requirements on its Ameren Missouri and public donation funding, with the exception of federal funding.
      • The public can go online 24/7 at Cooldownmissouri.org or Cooldownstlouis.org for an application. After their last name, the applicants are encouraged to use the word “Flood” or “Storm” which will help the two-state area charity move quicker in processing applicants while funding lasts. For further information for those without a mobile or computer to access an application, please call 314-241-0001 for a Cooldownstlouis.org outreach site. All visitors must be masked.

Volunteering

St. Louisans interested in helping our neighbors at the Multi-Agency Resource Centers should sign up through the United Way of Greater St. Louis’ disaster help volunteer page

Donations

Items Needed

  • Food
  • Dehumidifier
  • Cleaning supplies (mold remover)
  • Gloves
  • Water (Gallon preferred)
  • Tables
  • Tents
  • Chairs
  • Generators
  • Vector Control - Mosquitoes
  • Bug Spray
  • Bug Bombs
  • Clothing
  • Toiletries
  • Window AC Units
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Buckets
  • Fans
  • Personal care items
  • Shop Vac

Individual donations can be delivered to:

Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis
1408 N. Kingshighway
Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm through August 7

Those with questions the Urban League’s main line at 314-615-3600 or call Division Operating Officer Hosea Jackson 314-216-1720. 

Financial Contributions

For financial donations, please make checks payable to the United Way of Greater St. Louis with “Flood Relief” in the memo section and mailed to:

United Way of Greater St. Louis
910 N 11th St
St. Louis, MO 63101

For online donations visit helpingpeople.org/floodrelief

For more information, visit Missouri State Emergency Management Agency: Volunteer or Donate to help with Missouri Disaster Relief.

Other Helpful Information

  • Saving Family Valuables: Resources from FEMA and the Smithsonian about saving family valuables from flood damage.
  • Flood Safety: Department of Health resources on safety, cleanup, and mental health during and after a flood. Includes the information on this page in printable flyer form.

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