Maximizing disaster response, FEMA integration in Missouri

Three western Missouri counties have received over $174 million in federal assistance provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency since an F5 tornado devastated Joplin last year. Via their local emergency management offices, the counties sounded the alarm for assistance and initiated a relationship with FEMA staff. (Shutterstock/Melissa Brandes photo)

Three western Missouri counties have received over $174
million in federal assistance provided by the Federal Emergency
Management Agency since an F5 tornado devastated Joplin
last year. Via their local emergency management offices, the
counties sounded the alarm for assistance and initiated a relationship
with FEMA staff. (Shutterstock/Melissa Brandes photo)