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February is Earthquake Awareness Month
During Earthquake Awareness Month in February, Missourians are encouraged to learn about earthquakes hazards and how to be prepared for them. Read more...
Missourians Take Part in Earthquake Drill
On Oct. 16, more than 460,000 Missourians participated in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut earthquake drill. Read more...
Preparing for Tornadoes and Severe Storms
Missourians are encouraged to use Severe Weather Awareness Week to learn about protecting against tornadoes, severe storms, lightning and flooding. Read more...
Federal Disaster Declaration for Northern Missouri
President Barack Obama approved Gov. Jay Nixon's disaster request for a severe storm that hit Sept. 9-10. Read more...
- February is Earthquake Awareness Month
Missouri's New Madrid Seismic Zone is the most active earthquake zone east of the Rocky Mountains. Learn how to prepare for earthquakes here.
Missouri's Severe Weather Awareness Week will be March 2-7, 2015
The 40th Annual Statewide Tornado Drill will be held March 3 at 1:30 p.m. Learn more about severe weather preparedness at stormaware.mo.gov.
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Contact Your Local Emergency Management Agency
Your county or municipal emergency management director is the best source of information on local conditions and programs, along with assistance that may be available due to a recent federal disaster declaration.