September 2016 Flooding Resources

FEMA Funds Approved for Homeowners Affected by September Flooding


Federal funds will soon be available for eligible homeowners and individuals who sustained flood damage in September 2016. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved Governor Mark Dayton's appeal for individual assistance in seven Minnesota counties. Locations approved for Individual Assistance are: Blue Earth, Freeborn, Hennepin, Le Sueur, Rice, Steele and Waseca counties.

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  1. 2016 Southern MN Flood Quick Start Disaster Recovery Program

    The Quick Start Disaster Recovery Program provides assistance as a last resort when private insurance and federal assistance are not adequate to return a damaged home to its pre-disaster condition. Read on...
  2. MN Disaster Recovery Center

    A disaster recovery center is open in Waseca at the Waseca Public Safety Center located at 303 S. State Street to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Minnesota affected by the severe storms and flooding of September 21-24 Additional Info...
  3. US Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Fact Sheet

    If you are located in the declared disaster area, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Additional Info...
  4. FEMA Assistance To Individuals & Households (IHP)

    IHP provides financial help or direct services to those who have necessary expenses and serious needs if they are unable to meet the needs through other means. Additional Info...
  5. Minnesota Residents Urged to Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

    Congressional Advisory urging MN residents affected by flooding to register for federal disaster assistance. Additional Info...
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The University of MN Extension Center for Family Development has a variety of resources available to help disaster survivors make informed decisions.