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2011-06-29 04:00 - 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.

2011-06-10 04:00 - 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.

2011-06-07 04:00 - 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. 

2011-06-07 04:00 - News Release

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 Local Governments Can Include as Required: