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

June 1, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Federal aid in housing grants, disaster loans and direct federal assistance mission assignments now stands at $44.3 million, the Federal Emergency Management Agency reported today. As part of the $44.3 million, FEMA has obligated $24.66 million in 46 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 bastions and sandbags).
June 1, 2009
News Release
Bismarck, N.D. -- The Cavalier Disaster Recovery Center will close at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 6. The Disaster Recovery Center is located at Emergency Operations Center308 Courthouse DriveCavalier, Pembina County
May 29, 2009
News Release
Bismarck, N.D. -- The Fargo Disaster Recovery Center will close at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 30. The Disaster Recovery Center is located at Cass County Courthouse Annex 1010 2nd Ave. South Fargo, Cass County
May 29, 2009
News Release
Bismarck, N.D. -- Lake Region residents have just a few days left to meet face to face with state and federal disaster recovery officials.  The following Disaster Recovery Center locations are set to close: Fort TottenDakota Tribal IndustriesMain Lobby1 Main Street (Closing Sat., May 30) Devils LakeRamsey County ArmoryMeeting Room417 5th St. NE (Closing Wed., June 3)
May 27, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota Disaster Recovery Centers will be closing one hour earlier on Monday - Saturday, effective Thursday, May 28. The new operational hours will be 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., local time and closed on Sundays. Residents who have been affected by the flooding that began on March 13 may visit their local Disaster Recovery Center, which is run by the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and has recovery program representatives available to help answer questions about assistance.
May 27, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – Protecting your home and your bank account from the ravages of flooding is the main item on the agenda at the Community Mitigation Workshop 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 3 at the Civic Center, Center, N.D. On hand to discuss flood maps, flood-fighting home improvement projects, benefits of flood insurance, possible funding sources and other issues will be Mayor Richard Zarr, mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and a loan specialist from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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