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Gov. Nixon asks for Pike County disaster assistance

Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 10:23 am

Gov. Jay Nixon has asked the federal government to declare a major disaster for 70 Missouri counties, including Pike County, due to the severe storm, rain and flood damage since May 15.

If accepted, the declaration will allow individuals, households, non-profits and government to seek federal assistance for uninsured losses.

The Press-Journal will report the federal government’s decision as soon as it is made.