Promising a swift appeal, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is blasting a federal decision to deny aid to homeowners and businesses repair properties from last month’s severe flooding.
With a one-page letter, the Federal Emergency Management Agency told residents of Duluth with flood damaged homes that they’d have to find help elsewhere. The federal government will not be helping them rebuild their homes.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied Gov. Mark Dayton’s request for federal aid to help northeastern Minnesota homeowners and small businesses repair properties damaged in last month’s floods.
People dealing with damage from the Northland flooding are starting to get a sense for the amount of work and money it will take to recover.
Teams of federal, state and local representatives will begin work to tally flood damage in 13 Minnesota counties and the Fond du Lac reservation on Tuesday.
FEMA teams are heading to the Northland to begin assessing the damage from last Wednesday’s historical flooding.
Minnesota has taken the first formal step toward seeking a federal disaster declaration for its ongoing flooding.
The mayor of Duluth says there is at least $100 million worth of damage to clean up. In a time where budgets are tight, where does the clean-up money come from?
Federal disaster aid is available for state and local governments following last month’s string of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he will appeal the federal government’s denial of disaster aid for homeowners, renters and businesses contending with damage from last month’s deadly Minneapolis tornado.
The federal government has denied Minnesota’s request for disaster assistance for homeowners, renters and businesses hit by last month’s deadly tornado in Minneapolis.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will begin assessing damage Thursday from the deadly tornado that tore through parts of north Minneapolis over the weekend to determine whether the area is eligible for federal aid, officials said Wednesday.
Gov. Mark Dayton has asked President Obama to grant a major federal disaster declaration for 20 Minnesota counties affected by spring flooding.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is encouraging Minnesota residents and businesses to buy flood insurance before it’s too late.
Erik Kuklewski of FEMA joins Steve to discuss the flooding and the need for flood insurance.