WHEREAS, I have been advised by the State Director, Emergency Management Agency, Office of the Adjutant General, that a natural disaster of major proportions has occurred throughout the State of Missouri and has been affecting several communities of the State; and
WHEREAS, damage to and loss of property and interruption of public services are occurring as a result of the severe weather beginning May 13, 1995 and continuing; and
WHEREAS, protection of the safety and welfare of the people of Missouri and their property requires an invocation of the provisions of Section 44.100, RSMo, 1995;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Mel Carnahan, Governor of the State of Missouri, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 44.100, RSMo, 1994, do hereby declare that a State Emergency exists in the State of Missouri. All counties are hereby declared disaster areas, and I do hereby direct that the Missouri State Emergency Plan be activated. I further authorize the use of state agencies to provide support to the affected areas.
This order shall terminate on June 15, 1995, unless extended in whole or in part.
||IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson, on this 17th day of May, 1995.
||[Mel Carnahan's signature]
[Rebecca McDowell Cook's signature]
SECRETARY OF STATE
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