Minnesota Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes (DR-1419)

Incident period: June 9, 2002 to June 28, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 14, 2002

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 24, 2002
News Release
Moorhead, MN -- Recent floods in Roseau County have left many with damage to basements. Approximately 250 homes or twenty-five percent of homes in Roseau are part of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) yet many are curious about what is covered by the insurance plan.
June 24, 2002
News Release
Moorhead, MN -- Twelve more counties have been added to the list of counties eligible for federal disaster assistance following the floods that began on June 9, disaster recovery officials announced today. "Roseau was the initial county eligible for federal assistance in the President's June 14 declaration," said C. Michel Butler, federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "Our review of additional information indicated enough significant damage to declare more counties eligible for federal help."
June 20, 2002
News Release
Roseau County, MN -- Officials from the Minnesota Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have established a Disaster Recovery Center to assist individuals affected by the recent floods. The center will open in ROSEAU, MN on FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2002 and will be located at:
June 14, 2002
News Release
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid has been made available for people in Roseau County victimized by storms and flooding under a major disaster declaration issued for Minnesota by President Bush, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.


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