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 7, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Residents of North Dakota affected by the severe storms and flooding beginning in mid-March are urged to report potential fraud during recovery and rebuilding efforts. "The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will never ask you for bank account information or your Social Security number unless you initiate the call," said Federal Coordinating Officer Justo "Tito" Hernandez. 
May 5, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- If you need information to apply for disaster assistance and you communicate best in a language other than English, you can call FEMA's toll-free number and talk with someone who literally speaks your language. Since the inception of the FEMA language line, translators have handled FEMA registration calls in 176 languages.
May 5, 2009
News Release
Bismarck, N.D. -- Farmers, ranchers and the self-employed in McHenry, Pierce, Ward, Grant, Oliver, Stark and Walsh counties, as well as the Spirit Lake and Standing Rock Indian reservations, may be eligible for disaster unemployment aid. Through Job Service North Dakota (JSND), DUA is available to individuals who:  
May 5, 2009
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D . --The federal government’s presence supporting North Dakotans remains strong, as individuals, households, community organizations and public agencies continue to be reached with a variety of programs helping them recover from the severe storms and flooding in mid-March.
May 5, 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. CDT Wednesday, May 13, at the City Auditorium in Minot. On hand to discuss flood maps, flood-fighting home improvement projects, benefits of flood insurance and other issues will be Minot City Engineer Rustin Roteliuk and experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
May 5, 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. MDT Thursday, May 14, at City Hall in Dickinson. On hand to discuss flood maps, flood-fighting home improvement projects, benefits of flood insurance and other issues will be Dickinson City Engineer Shawn Soehren and experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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