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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
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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.
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.
February 27, 2012
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota’s recovery from unprecedented 2011 flooding continues, as the Federal Emergency Management Agency today announced that federal funding for public infrastructure repairs has surpassed $200 million.
December 22, 2011
News Release
Residents of nine North Dakota counties and one reservation were able to register for assistance with FEMA.  FEMA’s Individual Assistance program provides aid to get families into safe and secure housing following a disaster and in some cases can provide for essential needs.  The U.S.
December 22, 2011
News Release
As 2011 comes to a close and North Dakota looks back on a year of unprecedented statewide flooding, the federal government has provided more than $495.5 million to help the state and its residents recover. Aid for Individuals, Families and Businesses                                                       
December 22, 2011
News Release
FEMA’s Public Assistance Program provides funding to local government jurisdictions and eligible private non-profits for the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged infrastructure as well as costs incurred for disaster cleanup or emergency actions taken to protect lives or property. Due to the large impact of this disaster, the federal share of recovery costs was increased from 75 to 90 percent. The remaining share is the responsibility of the state and local or tribal government or non-profit organization.
December 22, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. - Thousands of residents of Ward County, N.D., who were displaced by Souris River flooding, are spending the holidays in temporary housing units provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). As the new year approaches, temporary housing units have been made available for all Ward County residents who qualify for the units and are ready to move in.
December 14, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that $29,535,270 in federal disaster aid has been made available to the Minot Public School District to replace two flood-damaged schools. The funds are being added to resources already provided to the schools in connection with the federal disaster declaration made by President Obama to assist North Dakota in dealing with 2011 floods.

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