Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today that Public Assistance applicant briefings are scheduled Aug. 15-17 for Kandiyohi, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Pine, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Stearns and Yellow Medicine counties.
The briefings will be held to help representatives from state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations apply for federal disaster assistance to support recovery from severe storms, flooding and tornadoes July 1-11, 2011.
Officials will explain the FEMA Public Assistance program for debris removal, emergency protective measures and the repair, restoration or replacement of public facilities or infrastructure that were damaged. Under the cost-share program, FEMA Public Assistance funds 75 percent of the cost for eligible work.
Monday, - Aug. 15
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Melrose City Hall
225 1st St. NE
Melrose, Minn. 56352
Tuesday, Aug. 16
McLeod, Meeker and Kandiyohi counties
Time: 10 a.m.
Meeker County Courthouse
Basement - Community Room
325 N. Sibley Ave.
Litchfield, Minn. 55355
FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.