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Minnesota Severe Storms, Winds and Flooding (DR-1283)

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Incident period: July 04, 1999 to August 02, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 28, 1999


September 23, 1999 - News Release

DULUTH, Minn. -- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Minnesota Division of Emergency Management (DEM) have announced a 30 day extension of the application period for individual assistance for disaster victims qualifying under the July 28, Presidential Disaster Declaration. Residents and business owners in the Minnesota counties of Beltrami, Cass, Cook, Itasca, Lake and St. Louis, now have until October 25, 1999, to apply for assistance if affected by high winds or flooding that occurred between July 4 and August 2, 1999.

September 14, 1999 - News Release

DULUTH, Minn. -- There are less than two weeks left for residents in central and northeastern Minnesota to apply for disaster assistance if they had damages from the severe storms and flooding which occurred during July 4 to August 2. The deadline to call and apply is Saturday, September 25th. Disaster claims will continue to be processed after that date, but you must call before the deadline. The toll-free number to call is 1-800-462-9029. There is also a special TTY number,

September 9, 1999 - News Release

DULUTH, Minn. -- Disaster assistance totals continue to grow as federal and state officials announced today that more than $2.6 million in grants and low-interest loans have been approved for some of the 1264 central and northeastern Minnesota residents who have applied for disaster assistance.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $11,679,939.60 $3,332,720.86 $8,260,184.09
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 08:25 (Updated daily)

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