DULUTH, Minn. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that $2,012,087 has been made available to the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD) in federal disaster aid for repairs to the Scanlon (Division D) Interceptor. Additionally, Minnesota Recovers has approved $2,334,497 in Disaster Relief Appropriation Funds to assist with essential restorations. The interceptor sustained damages during the June 14 - 21 severe storms and flooding.
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Duluth, Minn. – September is National Preparedness Month, a great time to organize and update your emergency plans and supplies. Disasters can happen with little or no warning. If you currently don’t have supplies on hand, now is the perfect time to prepare so you can care for yourself and family before, during and after any emergency.
DULUTH, Minn. -- State agencies, local governments and certain private nonprofits in Cass and Itasca counties two weeks remaining to file their official requests for federal public assistance to help recover from severe storms and flooding on June 14-21, 2012. The deadline to file a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) is August 25, 2012.
Duluth, MN—Disasters typically bring out the very best in people and there are countless stories of neighbors helping neighbors. Unfortunately, some scam artists try and take advantage of disaster survivors looking for help, by trying to gather your personal information or to collect payment for disaster assistance.
DULUTH, Minn. -- State agencies, local governments and certain private nonprofits in Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Crow Wing, Dakota, Goodhue, Kandiyohi, Lake, Meeker, Pine, Rice, Sibley and St. Louis counties along with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe have just a few days remaining to file their official requests for federal public assistance to help recover from severe storms and flooding on June 14-21, 2012.
Duluth, Minn. – When the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) responds to areas affected by disaster, people from all over the United States come to help in the recovery efforts. Minnesota is no exception, with FEMA disaster reservists deployed from more than 30 states, from California to Connecticut, from Texas to New York and from Washington to Maine.
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, Tribal Governments Can Include as Required:
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available for the state of Minnesota to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of June 14-21, 2012.