COPY-Disaster declaration meetings for May storms set

Associated Press - June 24, 2009 5:04 AM ET

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The State Emergency Management Agency has scheduled briefings for officials in the 46 southern Missouri counties hit by storms last month.

The Public Assistance Declaration reimburses county and local governments for such things as debris removal, and repair and replacement of damaged infrastructure.

The briefings begin June 29 in Phelps, Marion, Jasper and Perry counties and continue through July 2.

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