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December 15, 2016
Bloomington, Minn. – More than $1.5 million in state and federal disaster assistance has been approved to help homeowners, renters and business owners in Blue Earth, Freeborn, Hennepin, Le Sueur,...
December 13, 2016
Bloomington, Minn. – A disaster recovery center will open Thursday, Dec. 15 in Hennepin County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Minnesota affected by the severe storms and flooding of...
December 12, 2016
Bloomington, Minn. – A disaster recovery center will open in Freeborn County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Minnesota affected by the severe storms and flooding of Sept. 21-24.Freeborn...
December 10, 2016
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Minnesotans affected by the severe storms and flooding of Sept. 21-24 may see Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) crews from FEMA canvassing area neighborhoods. DSA crews are...
December 10, 2016
Bloomington, Minn. – With bitterly cold temperatures on the way, homeowners are urged to make sure their heating systems and water heaters are in good working condition, especially those that may...
December 9, 2016
Bloomington, Minn. – A disaster recovery center will open this weekend in Le Sueur County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Minnesota affected by the severe storms and flooding of Sept....
December 9, 2016
CHICAGO – Dangerously low temperatures and snow are in the forecast and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants individuals and families to be safe...
December 7, 2016
Bloomington, Minn. – A disaster recovery center will open this week in Blue Earth County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Minnesota affected by the severe storms and flooding of Sept. 21...
December 7, 2016
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $839,112 in Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) funds to Detroit, Mich., for the purchase of 10...
December 5, 2016
Bloomington, Minn. – A disaster recovery center will open this week in Steele County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Minnesota affected by the severe storms and flooding of Sept. 21-24....
December 4, 2016
Bloomington, Minn. – A disaster recovery center will open Monday, Dec. 5 in Waseca County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Minnesota affected by the severe storms and flooding of Sept....
December 1, 2016
Bloomington, Minn. – Residents of Blue Earth, Freeborn, Hennepin, Le Sueur, Rice, Steele and Waseca counties who suffered damages to their dwellings in the September 21-24 severe storms and flooding...
November 30, 2016
Bloomington, Minn. – Homeowners, renters and business owners in Blue Earth, Freeborn, Hennepin, Le Sueur, Rice, Steele and Waseca counties must register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
November 23, 2016
Bloomington, Minn. -- Local governments and certain non-profit agencies that sustained damage during the flooding in September may be eligible for federal disaster assistance and have only a few more...
November 21, 2016
CHICAGO –Thanksgiving is a time of celebration, but do so safely. Keep in mind the following tips, for whatever you might have planned this weekend:Cooking is the main cause of house fires and fire...
November 14, 2016
Madison, Wis. -- Local governments and certain non-profit agencies that sustained damage during the flooding in September may be eligible for federal disaster assistance and have only a few more days...
November 3, 2016
CHICAGO – Sunday, November 6, Daylight Saving Time ends and we set our clocks back an hour. Take advantage of extra sleep, then take a few simple steps to make your home more disaster-resilient:...
November 2, 2016
WASHINGTON –The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Minnesota to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery...
November 2, 2016
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Minnesota....
November 1, 2016
CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $378,725 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to Genesee County, Michigan, for...