Bismarck, ND -- Disaster recovery teams will visit ten communities over the next three weeks to provide information to individuals who have been affected by the severe storms, flooding and ground saturation beginning April 5. The teams will be located at:
Bismarck, ND -- Flood-affected individuals who have applied for disaster assistance by calling the FEMA toll-free number at 1-800-462-9029 can expect to be contacted, then visited, by a damage inspector who will verify losses, according to Federal Coordinating Officer Steve Emory. "The inspections help us establish the nature of the damages experienced by a disaster victim, which in turn allows us to make an eligibility determination and then quickly provide the assistance that is most appropriate to the individual's needs," Emory said.
Bismarck, ND -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), North Dakota Division of Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration are opening Disaster Recovery Centers in Fargo and Grand Forks on July 10. Representatives of federal, state and voluntary agencies will staff the centers, providing information and answering questions about the assistance available to residents of the 18 counties and two Indian Reservations designated disaster areas following the severe storms, flooding and ground saturation beginning June 12.
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 ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
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.
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