Minnesota Bridge Collapse (EM-3278)

Incident period: August 1, 2007 to August 15, 2007
Emergency Declaration declared on August 21, 2007

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August 21, 2007
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal aid has been made available to supplement state and local response efforts in the area impacted by the bridge collapse in Minneapolis on August 1, 2007.
August 21, 2007
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Minnesota. "Emergency" is any occasion or instance in which the president determines that federal assistance is needed to supplement state and local efforts to save lives and protect property and public health and safety or to avert the threat of a catastrophe in any part of the United States.
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