Minnesota Flooding (DR-1900)
Incident period: March 1, 2010 to April 26, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 19, 2010
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
August 11, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- On August 5, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Upper Sioux Community, Minnesota signed the first tribal agreement in a six-state region, including Minnesota, which allows a federally recognized tribe to be considered a Grantee for federal disaster assistance. FEMA officials signed the formal agreement with the tribal Board of Trustees, located in Yellow Medicine County, clearing the way for nation-to-nation federal disaster assistance in incidents that are beyond the capabilities of the tribe.
June 29, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Federal disaster assistance has been extended to state and local government agencies in Nicollet County, which sustained infrastructure damage during this spring’s flooding, according to state and federal officials.
May 4, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Federal disaster assistance has been extended to state and local government agencies in six more counties and a tribal community that sustained infrastructure damage during this spring’s flooding, according to state and federal officials.
May 3, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- State disaster officials will hold applicant briefings to help representatives from state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in 18 Minnesota counties apply for federal disaster assistance in the wake of the spring flooding.
April 19, 2010
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 the State of Minnesota. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
April 19, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Minnesota and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by flooding beginning on March 1, 2010, and continuing.