Minnesota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1921)

Incident period: June 17, 2010 to June 26, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 2, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 28, 2010
News Release
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Six additional counties have been designated for all categories of Public Assistance as part of Minnesota’s federal disaster declaration, according to officials from the Minnesota Division of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
July 22, 2010
News Release
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.  -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be on-hand at the Wadena County Fair to help individuals learn about techniques that can help minimize property damage in the event of severe weather. Date: Thursday, July 29th through Saturday, July 31st Time: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.Address: 400 Ash Avenue Northwest, Wadena
July 16, 2010
News Release
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be on-hand to help individuals learn about techniques that can help minimize property damage in the event of severe weather. Mitigation techniques include such measures as creating wind resistant designs and reinforcing construction. It is also important for individuals to identify the location of “safe areas” at home and to develop a family preparedness plan.  Locations, dates and times for three upcoming events are as follows:
July 16, 2010
News Release
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), working with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, has expanded its team of disaster assistance employees to include several local hires from the Minneapolis-St.Paul area. The hiring of local unemployed individuals provides FEMA and its state and local partners with community-based skills and insight that enhances efforts to help local residents affected by recent severe storms get back on their feet.
July 10, 2010
News Release
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.  -- State disaster officials will hold applicant briefings to help representatives from state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in five Minnesota counties apply for federal disaster assistance in the wake of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred on June 17-26.
July 2, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate today announced that federal aid has been made available to the state of Minnesota to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of June 17-26, 2010.

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