SEMA adapts Applicant Briefing to online presentation in support of local governments, nonprofits statewide involved in COVID-19 response
Normal in-person presentation about FEMA program rules and application process shift to online video format for local governments and eligible agencies included in federal Public Assistance disaster declaration
April 02, 2020
President Trump Approves Governor Parson’s Request for Major Disaster Declaration to Support Missouri’s Coronavirus Response
March 26, 2020
Governor Parson Requests Federal Major Disaster Declaration for Missouri in Response to COVID-19
March 25, 2020
Governor Parson Signs Executive Order 20-02 Declaring a State of Emergency in Missouri
March 13, 2020
Grant Funding Opportunity for Missouri 911 Centers for Next Generation 911 Equipment Upgrades
Application Deadline is Now April 30, 2020 for Grants Available to Missouri Public Safety Answering Points
March 03, 2020
Homeland Security Grant Funding Opportunity for Missouri Nonprofit Organizations at Risk of Terrorist Attack
Application Deadline is March 20, 2020 for Individual Grants of up to $100,000
March 02, 2020
State fire marshal recommends changing smoke alarm batteries when clocks ‘spring ahead’ on March 8
American Red Cross and many local fire departments provide smoke alarms at no cost, yet 3 of 5 home fire deaths occur in residences without working smoke alarms
February 28, 2020
Severe Weather Preparedness Week and Statewide Tornado Drill help prepare Missourians for severe weather threats
From March 2 to 6 Missourians are encouraged to take action to respond to deadly hazards posed by tornadoes, severe storms, flooding and lightning
February 24, 2020
Missouri Department of Public Safety awards grants to more than 100 law enforcement agencies
Over $700,000 in grants will buy ballistic vests, police radios, light bars, sirens, and other equipment to protect officers and increase public safety
February 06, 2020
State Emergency Management Agency Director Ron Walker to retire after 42 years of service to Missouri
February 05, 2020
Missouri Earthquake Awareness Month emphasizes taking action to reduce risks in New Madrid Seismic Zone
SEMA to host earthquake events to bolster preparedness
January 31, 2020
Missourians urged to put safety first as powerful multi-faceted storm system moves across state
Flooding, severe storms, freezing rain and snow are forecast to threaten parts of Missouri over next 36 hours
January 10, 2020
REMINDER: Nomination deadline is Feb. 29, 2020 for Missouri Public Safety Medals honoring heroic first responders and civilians
New nomination deadline for Medal of Valor, Governor’s Medal and Public Safety Civilian Partnership Award will allow awards to be presented sooner
January 06, 2020