Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1717)

Incident period: August 18, 2007 to August 31, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 23, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 29, 2007
News Release
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- An additional Minnesota county was made eligible Aug. 28 for federal Public Assistance funds, federal and state officials announced. This raises to seven the total number of counties that qualify for the full array of Public Assistance recovery funds in the aftermath of severe storms and flooding that began on Aug. 18, 2007, according to officials from Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) and the U.S Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
August 23, 2007
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush?s major disaster declaration. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
August 23, 2007
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Minnesota to help people and communities recover from the effects of severe storms and flooding that began on August 18, 2007, and continuing.

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