Missouri’s annual ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill will be held Oct. 20
Missourians encouraged to ‘Drop, Cover, Hold On’ during statewide drill
September 15, 2016
September is National Preparedness Month
September 02, 2016
Missouri disaster response planning exercise focuses on evacuating and sheltering victims of a New Madrid Seismic Zone earthquake
Several local emergency management agencies across Missouri will participate in “Show-Me Mass Care” exercise from Aug. 22-24
August 18, 2016
Public fireworks displays are a fun and safe way to enjoy July 4th fireworks
Missourians who use consumer fireworks should comply with local ordinances and take safety precautions, particularly around children
June 27, 2016
Five years after tornado, Census shows Joplin population reaching all-time high; new “Joplin Rising” website features stories, data on city’s remarkable recovery
Gov. Nixon to be in Joplin on Sunday, the five-year anniversary, to speak at high school commencement and at Hope remembrance ceremony at Cunningham Park
May 19, 2016
Memorial services will honor four Missouri firefighters who died in the line of duty during 2015
Ceremonies will also honor other Missouri firefighters who passed away last year
May 13, 2016
Missouri law enforcement officers and families of fallen officers gather for annual statewide Law Enforcement Memorial service
Names of three officers from Missouri who died in the line of duty in 2015and four killed in the last century added to Jefferson City memorial’s Wall of Honor
May 07, 2016
Capitol ceremony honors crime victims and victim advocates for continuing the movement for victims’ rights
Crime Victims’ Rights Week celebrates protections and programs established for Missouri crime victims and continuing efforts to empower victims
April 11, 2016
Gov. Nixon commends DPS and POST Commission for implementing new law enforcement training standards
New standards were filed this week and will take effect Jan. 1, 2017
March 22, 2016
Four additional counties in southeast Missouri to receive disaster assistance, after FEMA approves Gov. Nixon’s request to expand declaration
Local governments and nonprofits in Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot and Shannon counties will receive federal assistance with emergency response costs and repairs to roads, bridges and infrastructure damaged in historic flooding
March 17, 2016
Missouri's annual statewide tornado drill postponed until Thursday, March 17
National Weather Service made the change this morning due to potential for severe weather this afternoon and evening in northeast Missouri
March 15, 2016
Severe Weather Awareness Week 2016: Gov. Nixon urges Missourians to be prepared for severe weather, announces funding for projects to build tornado safe rooms, install warning sirens
Annual safety effort focuses on tornado, severe storms, lightning and flooding safety; 23 of 27 flooding deaths in 2015 in Missouri involved motor vehicles and flash flooding
March 09, 2016
Reminder: Time running out for nominations for Missouri Medal of Valor
Nomination deadline is March 31 for heroic acts performed during 2015
March 07, 2016
Residents urged to get flooding debris to curbsides before pickups end under ‘Operation Recovery’
Federal-state residential debris removal program for Franklin, Jefferson, St. Charles and St. Louis counties concludes Feb. 15
February 11, 2016
FEMA approves Gov. Nixon’s request to expand federal disaster declaration to include Missouri communities’ response and recovery expenses
Approval means local governments and nonprofits in 37 Missouri counties and City of St. Louis will receive federal assistance with emergency response costs and repairs to roads, bridges and infrastructure damaged in historic flooding
February 10, 2016
This is final week to get residential flooding debris to curbsides for pickup under ‘Operation Recovery’
Federal-state residential debris removal program for Franklin, Jefferson, St. Charles and St. Louis counties concludes Feb. 15
February 08, 2016
Final push to pick up flooding debris at curbsides under ‘Operation Recovery’ now underway
Federal-state debris removal and disposal program concludes Feb. 15
February 05, 2016
Curbside pickups of flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ ending on Feb. 15; Pickups continuing Friday, Feb. 5
February 04, 2016
Curbside pickup of flooding debris locations under ‘Operation Recovery’ on Thursday, Feb. 4
February 03, 2016
Gov. Nixon reports significant progress in Missouri’s statewide effort to recover from historic flooding
96 percent of identified flooding debris has been cleared from neighborhoods in St. Louis region; FEMA reports $6.4 million in federal disaster payments already made to flood victims following approval of Governor’s disaster assistance request
February 03, 2016
Curbside pickup of flooding debris locations under ‘Operation Recovery’ on Wednesday, Feb. 3
February 02, 2016
Earthquake Awareness Month in Missouri focuses on preparedness
In February, Missourians are reminded to know what to do in case of a major earthquake in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, centered in Southeast Missouri
February 01, 2016
Curbside pickup of flooding debris locations under ‘Operation Recovery’ on Tuesday, Feb. 2
February 01, 2016
Curbside pickup of flooding debris locations under ‘Operation Recovery’ on Monday, Feb. 1
January 31, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris locations under ‘Operation Recovery’ on Saturday, Jan. 30
January 29, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris locations under ‘Operation Recovery’ on Friday, Jan. 29
January 28, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris locations under ‘Operation Recovery’ on Thursday, Jan. 28
January 27, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ extending to new areas of St. Louis region on Wednesday, Jan. 27
January 26, 2016
Gov. Nixon requests expansion of federal disaster declaration for historic flooding to include Missouri communities’ response and recovery expenses
Governor is seeking expanded federal declaration for emergency response costs and repairs to damaged roads, bridges and public infrastructure in 39 counties and the City of St. Louis
January 25, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ extending to new areas of St. Louis region on Tuesday, Jan. 26
January 25, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ extending to new areas of St. Louis region on Monday, Jan. 25
January 24, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ extending to new areas of St. Louis region on Sunday, Jan. 24
January 23, 2016
Nominations now open for Missouri Medal of Valor, state’s highest award for public safety officers
Nomination deadline is March 31 for heroic acts performed during 2015
January 22, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ extending to new areas of St. Louis region on Saturday, Jan. 23
January 22, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ extending to new areas of St. Louis region on Friday, Jan. 22
January 21, 2016
President Obama grants Gov. Nixon’s request for a federal disaster declaration to assist Missourians impacted by severe weather, historic flooding
Eligible residents and businesses in 33 counties can seek assistance to recover from flood damages
January 21, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ extending to new areas of St. Louis region on Wednesday, Jan. 20
January 19, 2016
Residents reminded to separate debris into six different categories for curbside pickup under ‘Operation Recovery’
Curbside pickups continuing in St. Louis region on Tuesday, Jan. 19
January 18, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ continuing in St. Louis region Monday, Jan. 18
January 17, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ continuing in St. Louis region Sunday, Jan. 17
January 16, 2016
Gov. Nixon requests major disaster declaration to assist Missourians impacted by severe weather, historic flooding
Governor is seeking federal assistance for eligible residents in 41 counties, SBA help for businesses in those counties; damage assessments continue for public infrastructure costs
January 15, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ continuing in St. Louis region Saturday, Jan. 16
January 15, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ continuing in St. Louis region Friday, Jan. 15
January 14, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ continuing in St. Louis region Thursday, Jan. 14
January 13, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ continuing in St. Louis region Wednesday, Jan. 13
January 12, 2016
Curbside pickup of general flooding debris under ‘Operation Recovery’ continuing in St. Louis region Tuesday, Jan. 12
January 11, 2016
Curbside pickup of flood debris will begin Monday in the St. Louis region under ‘Operation Recovery,’ Gov. Nixon announces
Individual Assistance damage assessments are continuing; Public Assistance assessments to begin this week
January 10, 2016
Federal Highway Administration to provide $1 million in emergency relief for flood-damaged roads and bridges, Gov. Nixon announces
Federal agency says those funds are “initial installment” to completing necessary repairs; damage assessments continue to help in request for federal disaster declaration
January 08, 2016
State and assistance agencies teaming up on resource centers to help residents affected by flooding in Jefferson, Franklin and St. Louis counties and city of St. Louis
Three Multi-Agency Resource Centers will provide recovery assistance at one-stop shops for those seeking assistance
January 08, 2016
Missouri National Guard completes emergency response, moves to recovery efforts
January 07, 2016
Disaster assistance agencies teaming up Friday, Jan. 8 for Cape Girardeau County and north Scott County residents affected by flooding
Multi-Agency Resource Center in Cape Girardeau will provide resources at one-stop shop for those seeking assistance
January 07, 2016
State assisting with debris removal in St. Louis region through “Operation Recovery,” Gov. Nixon announces
Gov. Nixon also signs executive order allowing DNR to waive regulations to accelerate flood recovery efforts
January 06, 2016
Federal government approves Gov. Nixon’s emergency declaration request to assist with debris removal and flooding recovery, Governor announces
Federal government granted declaration to help expedite debris removal and reduce strain of response and recovery costs
January 02, 2016
Gov. Nixon requests federal emergency declaration to speed debris removal in St. Louis region in response to historic flooding
If granted, emergency declaration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers debris removal program would help speed recovery and reduce strain of response and recovery costs
January 02, 2016