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

Incident period: March 1, 1999 to July 19, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 8, 1999

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 17, 1999
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The first emergency housing assistance checks have been issued to North Dakota residents by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), state and federal officials announced today. More than 400 checks totaling nearly $500,000, have been sent to residents with homes affected by the severe storms, flooding, snow and ice, ground saturation, landslides, mudslides, and tornadoes that have affected North Dakota since March.
June 14, 1999
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- If you registered damages with a county emergency management office it does not mean you are registered with the federal and state disaster assistance programs recently made available for weather-affected North Dakotans, state and federal recovery officials said today. "We previously asked county residents to register any damages they had with local officials to help us gather information to support a request for a federal disaster declaration by the President," said State Coordinating Officer Adjutant General Keith D. Bjerke
June 10, 1999
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has opened a toll free telephone number -- 1-800-462-9029 (TTY 1-800-462-7585) -- for North Dakotans to register for disaster assistance, state and federal recovery officials said today. President Clinton declared 34 North Dakota counties and three Indian reservations federal disaster areas Tuesday because of severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, ground saturation, snow and ice, landslides and mudslides starting March 1, 1999 and continuing.
June 8, 1999
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid was made available to help North Dakota recover from the effects of a prolonged period of extreme weather conditions that began earlier this year.

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