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Minnesota Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1990)

Incident period: May 21, 2011 to May 22, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 07, 2011


June 29, 2011 - News Release

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- State agencies, local governments and certain private nonprofits in Anoka and Hennepin counties have just a few days remaining to file their official requests for federal public assistance to help recover from severe storms and tornadoes on May 21-22, 2011. The deadline to file a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) is Wednesday, July 6. Filing such a request with the State is the first step in the process of applying for federal reimbursements under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Grant Program.

June 10, 2011 - News Release

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Officials from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced that State disaster officials will hold Public Assistance applicant briefings for Anoka and Hennepin counties on Thursday, June 16. The briefings will be held to help representatives from state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations apply for federal disaster assistance to support recovery from severe storms and tornadoes May 21-22, 2011.

June 7, 2011 - News Release

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Minnesota a to supplement the state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and tornadoes during the period of May 21-22, 2011. 

Geographic Information

Map of declared counties for [Minnesota Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1990)]

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $4322839.01 $2458366.46 $1719882.55
Last Updated: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 06:41 (Updated daily)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Minnesota, FEMA-1990-DR (PDF 21KB)