Disaster Recovery Center Opens in St. Louis City to Assist Flood Survivors
The center will provide one-on-one assistance to people directly affected by the July 25—28 flooding and severe storms.
A FEMA disaster recovery center will open Wednesday, August 17, in St. Louis City to provide one-on-one assistance to people directly affected by the July 25—28 flooding and severe storms.
Recovery specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration will provide information on available services, explain assistance programs and help survivors complete or check the status of their applications.
The disaster recovery center location is:
Ranken Technical College
Mary Ann Lee Technology Center
1313 N. Newstead Ave
St. Louis, MO 63113
(On the corner of Newstead and Page)
Opening: Wednesday, August 17 at 8 a.m.
Hours: 8 a.m.--7 p.m., seven days a week, until further notice
People directly affected by flooding in St. Louis City, St. Louis County and St. Charles County may visit the recovery center. Before visiting the center, apply with FEMA online at DisasterAssistance.gov or call 800-621-FEMA (3362).
For needs directly related to the July 25—28 flooding, FEMA may be able to provide Individual Assistance grant money that does not have to be repaid for:
- Rental Assistance if you need to relocate because of flood damage
- Personal Property that was damaged or destroyed by flooding
- Lodging Reimbursement if you had to stay in a hotel temporarily
- Basic Home Repairs for homeowners whose primary residence was damaged by flooding
- Other Serious Needs caused by recent flooding
In addition to the assistance listed, please note the following:
- Only one application per household
- FEMA does not pay for lost or spoiled food
By law, FEMA is not allowed to duplicate insurance payments or assistance provided by other sources.
Other St. Louis-area disaster recovery centers are expected to be announced soon.
Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status.