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North Dakota Severe Storms and a Tornado (DR-1726)

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Incident period: August 26, 2007 to August 27, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 07, 2007


November 2, 2007 - News Release

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Grand Forks county residents who were affected by the severe storms and tornado of August 26 - 27 have only one week to register for disaster assistance according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.? The registration deadline is November 13.? "State and federal disaster assistance serves as an additional resource for those people impacted by this tornado. Residents that have not applied for these programs need to do so while they are still available," said Greg Wilz, director of the N.D. Division of Homeland Security.

October 26, 2007 - News Release

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Federal and state officials would like to remind Grand Forks county residents affected by the severe storms and tornado that struck the state on August 26 & 27 that they have only two weeks to register for state and federal disaster assistance. "There are only two weeks left to register with FEMA," said Connee Lloyd federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)."I would hate to see someone miss out on an opportunity to receive assistance because they did not register in time."

October 24, 2007 - News Release

BISMARCK, N.D. -- As recovery continues for Grand Forks county residents impacted by the August severe storms and tornado, questions about state and federal disaster assistance can arise.  The answers can be just a phone call away.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 58 $432,005.40 $306,633.18 $125,372.22
Last Updated: Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 02:15 (Updated daily)

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 $7,797,703.29 $1,964,642.09 $5,559,105.07
Last Updated: Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 07:57 (Updated daily)

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