Source: US Federal Emergency Management Agency
Headline: President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Minnesota
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Minnesota to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding on Oct. 9 – 11, 2018.
Federal funding is available to state and local governments, and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe storms and flooding in St. Louis County.
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures within the state.
Steven W. Johnson has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area. Johnson said additional designations may be made at a later date if warranted by the results of further damage assessments.
FEMA’s mission is to help people before, during and after disasters.
Follow FEMA online at www.fema.gov/blog, www.twitter.com/fema, www.twitter.com/FEMAespanol, https://www.facebook.com/FEMA, www.facebook.com/FEMAespanol and www.youtube.com/fema. Also, follow Administrator Brock Long’s activities at www.twitter.com/fema_brock.
The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications