Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1830)
Incident period: March 16, 2009 to May 22, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 9, 2009
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
April 13, 2009
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Nearly 100 Minnesota residents have already found out there are two easy ways to apply for federal disaster assistance - by calling the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free number or going online. The four Minnesota counties designated for Individual Assistance include Clay, Norman, Traverse and Wilkin. Anyone in those counties who suffered damage from the severe storms and flooding beginning March 16 and continuing now can register with FEMA.
April 11, 2009
April 11 Red River Valley Flood Update (1:20) (630 KB) Hi I’m Steve Crider with FEMA, this is a Red River Valley disaster update. Area residents living in a county that has been designated for federal individual assistance can register with FEMA now.
April 10, 2009
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Residents of Clay, Norman, Traverse and Wilkin counties who sustained damage during the recent severe storms and flooding are urged to contact the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 800-621-FEMA (3362) or online at http://www.disasterassistance.gov.
April 9, 2009
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for Minnesota. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
April 9, 2009
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 supplement state and local response efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storms and flooding during the period of March 16, 2009, and continuing.
Preliminary Damage Assessment
- Minnesota, FEMA-1830-DR (PDF 22KB)