Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1941)
Incident period: September 22, 2010 to October 14, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 13, 2010
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
December 6, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- With some forecasters already predicting heavy spring floods, now is the time for Minnesotans to consider purchasing flood insurance for their home or business. Most home and business owners in Minnesota do not have flood insurance coverage. They should contact their insurance agent to discuss flood insurance today.
November 8, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. –Winter is coming in Minnesota, but spring – and spring flooding – is right around the corner. Some forecasters are already predicting heavy spring floods, so now is the time for Minnesotans to consider purchasing flood insurance for their home or business.
October 19, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Eight additional counties have been added as part of Minnesota’s federal disaster declaration and are eligible for all categories of Public Assistance funding, according to officials from the Minnesota Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
October 18, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- State disaster officials will hold applicant briefings to help representatives from state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in Minnesota counties apply for federal disaster assistance in the wake of the flooding that occurred on September 22.
October 13, 2010
WASHINGTON -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate announced today that federal aid is available to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding beginning on September 22, 2010 and continuing.
October 13, 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 Minnesota Assistance for the State and Affected Tribal and Local Governments Can Include as Required: