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

May 15, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D.—The deadline to register for individual disaster assistance has been extended to August 10 for individuals and business owners in 41 North Dakota counties and three Indian Reservations who suffered losses due to severe storms and flooding beginning on March 24, 2009 and continuing.
May 15, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D.—Disaster assistance has been expanded to include aid for homeowners, renters and businesses affected by the recent winter storms and flooding in seven more counties within North Dakota, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. Individual Assistance additions include the following: Benson, Cavalier, Eddy, McLean, Pembina, Rolette and Wells counties.
May 14, 2009
News Release
Bismarck, N.D. – The Lisbon Disaster Recovery Center will close at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 16. That will be the last day for Ransom County residents who have been affected by the flooding that began on March 13 to 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). The Lisbon Disaster Recovery Center, located at the Fair Grounds Expo Center, has recovery program representatives available to help answer questions about assistance.
May 14, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved additional Federal funding for residents in four counties and one Indian reservation in North Dakota. Disaster assistance additions include the following:
May 12, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Self-service mitigation stations have been set up in North Dakota hardware and lumber stores to provide detailed information on flood-fighting measures from making homes safer to the benefits of flood insurance. Available at the stations are brochures, illustrations and other free materials on getting back safely into your home, performing home repair and improvement projects, the benefits of flood insurance, and other helpful flood-fighting measures. The stations are open during regular business hours at the following locations:
May 12, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota residents who have been affected by the flooding that began on March 13 can now visit a Disaster Recovery Center in Fort Totten, where representatives are available to help answer questions about assistance. The Fort Totten Disaster Recovery Center, located at the Dakota Tribal Industries, is run by the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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