North Dakota Severe Winter Storm (DR-1901)

Incident period: April 1, 2010 to April 3, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 21, 2010

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October 7, 2010
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. - Turning to Mother Nature is providing an ingenious solution for a North Dakota rural electric cooperative (REC) and some customers who lost power to livestock well pumps after an ice storm last spring.  The fierce April 1-2, 2010 “Good Friday” winter storm caused more than $30 million in damages to RECs statewide.  Shortly thereafter, President Obama issued a federal disaster declaration to provide assistance to restore power and assist the RECs with infrastructure repairs.
April 21, 2010
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for the State of North Dakota. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
April 21, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON – The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of North Dakota and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm during the period of April 1-3, 2010.
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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • North Dakota, FEMA-1901-DR (PDF 23KB)
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