Ops Memo 2011-20A: SNAP: Replacement of Food Lost Due to Tornadoes that Occurred on June 1, 2011


A storm, including several tornadoes, passed through Massachusetts on June 1, 2011, bringing significant damage to a number of communities. Among these communities, several were without power for a significant period of time and FNS has deemed them eligible to receive mass replacement of SNAP benefits. FNS has approved the following communities as eligible for mass replacement of SNAP benefits: Brimfield, Brookfield, Monson and Wilbraham. To that end, MIS has automatically issued benefits to current SNAP households residing in those communities.

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