Disaster Services

Jefferson City residents recall destructive tornado 2 years later

May 23, 2021

This story originally appeared on KOMU. View the full story online: KOMU Website Two years after an E-F 3 tornado hit Jefferson City, City residents still have vivid memories of that night. JEFFERSON CITY- Two years ago, an EF-3 tornado slammed into Missouri’s capital city in the middle of the night. “All I remember was…

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Long-Term Recovery Committee continues to see funding requests

May 23, 2021

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website After the 2019 tornado, a committee quickly formed to help distribute grants to those rebuilding or repairing properties.by Michael Shine May. 23 2021 @ 12:05amIn this May 23, 2019 file photo, tornado damage is seen in Jefferson City, Mo.…

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Family connected to resources through 211 help line

February 22, 2021

This story originally appeard in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: News Tribune Website Callers to 211, the community help line, have somewhat consistently for years needed assistance with the same things — housing and paying utilities.by Joe Gamm Feb. 20 2021 @ 11:11pm Megan Criddle, right, talks to her 7-month-old daughter, Hope,…

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Catholic Charities offering assistance to households impacted by July flooding

September 24, 2020
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Catholic Charities providing aid to residents affected by July flash flood

August 11, 2020

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: Jefferson City News Tribune Website After an unprecedented amount of rain fell July 19 in Jefferson City, many households were left needing assistance securing new housing, cleaning up their properties and recovering from flash flooding. Catholic Charities of Central and…

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Help available for those dealing with flood damage in Jefferson City

July 24, 2020

This story originally appeared on the KRCG website. Read the full story online: KRCG WEBSITE JEFFERSON CITY — Help is available to those affected by Sunday’s flash flooding in Jefferson City. The Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri (CCNMO) provides short-term and long-term recovery services to individuals and families dealing with the aftermath of natural disasters like…

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Organization awards Catholic Charities more than $91,000

June 17, 2020

This story originally appeard in the Jefferson City News Tribune. Read the full story online: Jefferson City News Tribune Website The Center for Disaster Philanthropy has awarded more than $90,000 to Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri. Catholic Charities received $91,506 to fund long-term disaster case management for survivors of the May 22, 2019,…

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The Journey to Disaster Recovery Continues

June 2, 2020

This article originally appeared in the print edition of the Catholic Missourian: READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE A strong and violent wind heralded a year of favor from the Lord. It began with the Eldon and Jefferson City tornado of May 22, 2019, continued with a summer of flooding throughout central and northeastern Missouri, and…

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As one-year anniversary of tornado nears, long-term recovery panel continues its marathon of work

May 21, 2020

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City News Tribune. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ONLINE: News Tribune Website A year after an EF-3 tornado brought destruction to parts of Jefferson City, Cole County and Miller County, the group organized to help residents recover continues its work. The Long-Term Recovery Committee continues to meet weekly, said…

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Career Opportunity: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Disaster Case Manager

April 22, 2020

UPDATE: This Position Has Been Filled Background: Disaster Case Management is a time-limited process by which a skilled Disaster Case Manager partners with a disaster-affected individual or family (Client) in order to plan for and achieve realistic goals for recovery following a natural disaster (including COVID-19/Coronavirus). This comprehensive and holistic Disaster Case Management approach to…

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