North Dakota Floods (DR-1376)

Incident period: March 1, 2001 to August 9, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 28, 2001

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 22, 2001
News Release
Bismarck, ND -- Because of the significant severe storms that battered parts of North Dakota on Aug. 8 and 9, the federal disaster declaration in the state has been extended to include damage to public facilities caused by severe storms and flooding through Aug. 9, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. "North Dakota has endured repeated severe storms," said FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh. "This extension will ensure that vital community services are restored as quickly as possible, helping the state achieve a full and lasting recovery."
August 7, 2001
News Release
Bismarck, ND -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for three North Dakota counties to help local governments rebuild public property damaged by the recent storms and high groundwater problems in North Dakota, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. The counties are Adams, Golden Valley and Grant. This brings the total to 36 counties and two reservations eligible for disaster assistance.
July 10, 2001
News Release
Bismark, ND -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for six North Dakota counties to help local governments rebuild public property damaged by the recent storms and high groundwater problems in North Dakota, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. The counties are Burleigh, LaMoure, Logan, Mountrail, Morton, and Sargent. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said the assistance was approved following a review of damage data gathered by federal and state disaster recovery officials.
June 26, 2001
News Release
Bismark, ND -- Personnel from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the state of North Dakota have joined with local officials to survey damage in 27 counties and two Indian reservations. The teams are writing workplans to repair damage to public infrastructure caused by severe storms and flooding this spring, as well as problems created by the high water tables.
May 28, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has ordered the release of federal disaster funds to help communities in eastern and central North Dakota recover from damage caused by floods and other extreme weather conditions that have plagued the state since early March.
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