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Governor Signs State Of Disaster Emergency Declaration; Two Fatalities Reported; Kansas National Guard Deployed

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Gov. Sam Brownback has declared a State of Disaster Emergency for all of Kansas in response to the major winter storm moving through the state. The declaration authorizes state resources to assist communities affected by the winter storm still moving across Kansas. “As predicted and expected, snow has been blanketing the state for several hours causing deteriorating travel conditions,” said ... Read More »

USDA offers resources for those affected by extreme weather

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2011 —The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers in states across the country that USDA offers a variety of resources for those affected by recent extreme weather, including floods, drought, fires and tornadoes. USDA also urges producers in need or those with questions to contact their local county or state USDA Service Center or ... Read More »

Disaster Assistance Loans Available from FSA

Farmers and ranchers who suffered property loss last June because of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes are now eligible to make application to the Farm Service Agency for an Emergency Disaster Loan. Farmers and ranchers in Mitchell, Osborne, Barton, Lincoln, and Russell Counties who suffered losses during the time period between June 7th and June21st of this year are eligible. ... Read More »

Obama Signs Disaster Declaration

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama has signed a major disaster declaration for parts of Kansas especially hard hit by winter storms over the holiday period. The declaration signed Tuesday makes federal aid available to offset the costs to the state and local governments of emergency response and repairs. Some private, nonprofit organizations will also qualify for the federal aid. The ... Read More »