DCLID: Disaster Letter-97-20
Summary: Disaster areas declared for storm damage and flooding in Minnesota.
August 27 1997
SUMMARY: Disaster areas declared for storm damage and flooding
Dear Guaranty Agency Director:
On August 25, President Clinton declared ANOKA, HENNEPIN,
ISANTI, KANDIYOHI, RAMSEY, SHERBURNE, and WRIGHT
counties in MINNESOTA to be disaster areas because of storm
damage and flooding that occurred in those counties beginning
June 28. The Department's interim disaster-related forbearance
policies first issued on January 14, 1997 may be applied to assist
residents of those seven counties.
Lenders and guaranty agencies may contact the Department's
toll-free number at 1-800-433-7327, Monday through Friday from
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST for further updates. This letter has also
been sent to each regional office of the Department, plus the National
Council of Higher Education Loan Programs, Inc., the Consumer
Bankers Association, and the National Association of Student
Financial Aid Administrators.
Pamela A. Moran
Chief, Loans Branch
Policy Development Division
Student Financial Assistance Programs