WHEREAS, I have been advised by the State Director, State Emergency Management Agency, Office of the Adjutant General, that a natural disaster of major proportions has occurred in Northern and Western Missouri; that injury to persons and damage to and loss of property has occurred as the result of severe weather, including tornadoes, flash flooding and flooding, that occurred June 6, 1984, and continued through June 10, 1984, and that the safety and welfare of the inhabitants of the affected area require an invocation of the provisions of Section 44.100, RSMo 1978;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHRISTOPHER S. BOND, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 44.100, RSMo 1978, do declare that a state of emergency exists in Northern and Western Missouri, and the area is hereby declared to be a disaster area, and do hereby authorize that the approved Missouri Comprehensive Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Relief Plan be activated and do further authorize the use of such agencies, personnel and equipment of the State as may be necessary for the preservation of life, property, and the restoration of public facilities in the designated area.
Furthermore, I do specifically authorize and order the Adjutant General, the Directors of the Departments of Public Safety, Natural Resources, Highway and Transportation, Conservation, and Social Services, or their designees to utilize the personnel and equipment of their respective agencies in support of local government as may be deemed appropriate under the circumstances during the period in which this order is effective.
This order shall terminate on August 10, 1984, unless extended in whole or in part.
IN TESTIMONY 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 10th day of June, 1984.
[Christopher S. Bond's signature]
[James C. Kirkpatrick's signature]
SECRETARY OF STATE