Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1569)

Incident period: September 14, 2004 to September 27, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 7, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 8, 2004
News Release
OWATONNA, Minn. -- With the December 6 application deadline less than one month away, Minnesota residents affected by September’s severe storms and flooding have been approved for more than $3.4 million in disaster assistance to date, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM).
November 3, 2004
News Release
OWATONNA, Minn. -- Disaster assistance has been made available for Martin and Olmsted counties to help residents recover from the effects of severe storms and flooding that occurred September14 through September 27, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM).
November 1, 2004
News Release
OWATONNA -- In the weeks since the disaster declaration of October 7, a total of $3,060,323 in grants has been approved to assist those who suffered flood damage in southeastern Minnesota, according to figures released today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM).
October 28, 2004
News Release
OWATONNA, Minn. -- Disaster assistance has been approved for Martin County to help local governments rebuild public property damaged by the severe storms and flooding that occurred September 14 through September 27, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM).
October 27, 2004
News Release
OWATONNA, Minn. -- The joint FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Centers operating in Austin and Albert Lea will permanently close at 5 p.m. Saturday, October 30, and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will open a Loan Assistance Center in Austin beginning Monday, November 1.
October 26, 2004
News Release
OWATONNA, Minn. -- Victims of the severe storms and flooding that occurred September 14 through September 27 who received a disaster loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) should take the time to fill it out and return it promptly. This includes homeowners, renters, landlords, business owners, and non-profit organizations that have called the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to apply for disaster assistance.

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