July 19, 2024
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Minnesota Disaster Declaration
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Minnesota Disaster Declaration

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Minnesota and ordered Federal aid to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding beginning on June 16, 2024, and continuing. Federal funding is available to state, tribal, and eligible local […]

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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Minnesota Disaster Declaration
President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Minnesota Disaster Declaration

Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Minnesota and ordered Federal aid to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding beginning on June 16, 2024, and continuing.

Federal funding is available to state, tribal, and eligible 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 the counties of Blue Earth, Carver, Cass, Cook, Cottonwood, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Jackson, Lake, Le Sueur, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rice, Rock, St. Louis, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, and Watonwan.

Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.

Mr. John F. Boyle of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been appointed to coordinate Federal recovery operations in the affected areas. 

Damage assessments are continuing in other areas, and more counties and additional forms of assistance may be designated after the assessments are fully completed.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION MEDIA SHOULD CONTACT THE FEMA NEWS DESK AT (202) 646-3272 OR [email protected].

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Official news published at https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2024/06/28/president-joseph-r-biden-jr-approves-minnesota-disaster-declaration-5/

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