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Food Assistance for Disaster Relief

Missouri Disaster Nutrition Assistance

Last Published: 06/19/2018

Incident: Tornado and Power Outages

When: February 24, 2018

FNS Disaster Nutrition Assistance

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  • On March 5, FNS approved the State's request for timely household reporting of food loss for the counties of Dunklin and New Madrid.  This waiver approval will allow households that suffered power outages due to the tornado to make a request for replacement of SNAP benefits through March 26, 2018.  These replacement SNAP benefits will allow households to replace food lost as a result of the tornado.

Missouri Department of Social Services' Food Stamp Program Website:

https://mydss.mo.gov/food-assistance/food-stamp-program

If you think you may be eligible for disaster food assistance in your State, please contact your local State office.

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