Missouri News: Governor Mike Parson expected to request a federal disaster declaration for flood recovery efforts next week



Jefferson City, Missouri (STL.News) – A request for federal assistance in Missouri’s flood recovery efforts is expected to be made next week.  That’s what Governor Mike Parson told groups of farmers and volunteer responders  on Thursday, based on preliminary damage assessments being conducted in 16 Missouri counties in response to historic flooding.

“Our preliminary damage assessment teams have more work to do tallying the damage, but it’s already clear that the flooding had devastating effects on homes, roads, bridges, and other essential infrastructure,” said Parson.

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