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March 12, 2014
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Minot, N.D., July 1, 2011 -- Local businesses in displayed information for residents on how to register for assistance. FEMA's private sector division collaborates with the business community, including them in the response and recovery process. Brian Hvinden/FEMA
September 24, 2013
News Release
MINOT, N.D. – After 27 months, the FEMA temporary housing mission in the Souris Valley came to a close yesterday.  In the aftermath of the 2011 Souris River flooding, FEMA brought in more than 2,000 manufactured homes to address the severe housing shortage in the region. In the past month, the final few remaining households have been securing permanent housing.
September 10, 2013
Disaster Federal Register Notice
June 21, 2013
News Release
MINOT, N.D. – In the two years since historic flooding struck the Souris Valley in North Dakota, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided more than $185 million in assistance to help the region recover. This is funding that has gone directly to residents or local communities to restore homes or damaged public infrastructure, as well as enact measures that will lessen the impact of future disasters.
February 1, 2013
News Release
MINOT, N.D. - Just one month into 2013, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that the number of temporary housing units (THU) still occupied in Ward County has fallen to 476.  The drop is another sign that recovery efforts continue, even in the chilly winter months.
October 18, 2012
News Release
MINOT, N.D. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that an important milestone has been reached, as the number of temporary housing units still occupied has fallen below 1,000. “This is yet another step in the recovery process,” said Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator Dan Alexander of FEMA. “It’s a demonstration that people are returning home and moving forward in their recovery.”
June 11, 2012
News Release
They don't appear on any maps, but following the 2011 Souris River flood, there are three new communities in Ward County.  De Sour Valley Heights, Virgil Workman Village and Recovery Village are group housing sites built under the supervision of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at the request of FEMA.  The sites are filled with manufactured homes provided by FEMA, supplementing hundreds more that sit near flooded residences or in previously existing manufactured home parks.
June 11, 2012
News Release
Ward County's hub of history itself became the site of historic flooding last June. Pioneer Village, the home and showcase of the Ward County Historical Society located next to the state fairgrounds, suffered devastating losses in the flood.
June 11, 2012
News Release
Individual Assistance Programs
June 11, 2012
News Release
Volunteers are often the lifeblood of a disaster recovery effort.  Following the Souris River flooding, volunteers have already helped countless families return to their flood-damaged homes.  But the same housing shortage that is affecting displaced residents has limited the number of volunteers that can come in to the area and help.  On the grounds of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in south Minot, a unique solution to that problem has sprung up in the form of Hope Village.

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