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North Dakota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Snow and Ice, Flooding, Ground Saturation, Landslides and Mudslides (DR-1279)

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Incident period: March 01, 1999 to July 19, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 08, 1999


November 17, 1999 - News Release

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Statewide, 12,321 North Dakota households and businesses in 42 declared counties and four Indian Reservations registered for state and federal disaster assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster housing program has provided grants of more than $20.6 million to individuals to assist with temporary housing and minor home repairs.

October 18, 1999 - News Release

BISMARCK, N.D. -- The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts in North Dakota through October 17, 1999:

October 6, 1999 - News Release

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Disaster recovery officials announced today that President Clinton has approved Governor Ed Schafer's request for the federal government to reimburse 90 percent of the eligible costs to repair or restore damaged public infrastructure caused by flooding, tornadoes, and severe storms in North Dakota. The change comes because disaster damages have exceeded a per capita threshold in the state and is made at the discretion of the president.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $48,334,834.63 $3,905,669.96 $43,752,362.00
Last Updated: Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 06:36 (Updated daily)

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