North Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1829)

Incident period: March 13, 2009 to August 10, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 24, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 23, 2009
News Release
Bismarck, N.D. -- Only two weeks remain for homeowners, renters, and business owners who suffered damages from spring and summer severe weather and flooding to apply for disaster assistance. State and federal disaster officials are urging people in the 41 counties and three tribal reservations designated for federal and state assistance to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency before the registration deadline of Aug. 10.
July 17, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The hours of operation for the Disaster Recovery Center in Dickinson will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, 2009. Hours Monday through Saturday will remain 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time. The center is located in the Prairie Hills Mall, 1681 3rd Ave. W., in Dickinson.
July 9, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Stark County residents who suffered damage during Wednesday night's severe storm can meet face-to-face with state and federal disaster recovery officials. A Disaster Recovery Center has been established by North Dakota Division of Emergency Services (NDDES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at the Prairie Hills Mall, 1681 Third Avenue West, Suite 43. The center will open at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 10. Normal hours will be 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. MDT daily until further notice, except on Sunday when it will close at 5 p.m.
July 1, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Damages incurred from the recent severe storms and flooding may be eligible for individual assistance, according to state and federal disaster officials. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Coordinating Officer Justo "Tito" Hernandez said that "damages from these recent storms may be eligible for assistance, just like flood damage from earlier this spring." FEMA can provide assistance for uninsured damages that keep residents from living safely in their home.
June 16, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Federal aid in housing grants, disaster loans and direct federal assistance mission assignments now stands at $48.3 million, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today. As part of the $48.3 million, FEMA has obligated $24.66 million in 47 Mission Assignments to other federal agencies, including $15 million to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for removal of temporary flood protection (clay dikes, Hesco Bastion Concertainers and sandbags).
June 16, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Damages incurred from the recent severe storms and flooding may be eligible for individual assistance, according to state and federal disaster officials. "The incident period, or the time frame during which damages must have occurred to be eligible for assistance, is still open," said FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Justo "Tito" Hernandez. "That means damages from these recent storms may be eligible, just like flood damage from earlier this spring." FEMA can pay residents for uninsured damages that keep them from living safely in their home.

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