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August 4, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – Federal disaster assistance is now available to residents and businesses in Benson County for damage caused by this year’s flooding. Federal aid will also be available emergency response measures and for repair or replacement of damaged public infrastructure in Sioux County and the portion of Standing Rock Reservation within North Dakota.
August 4, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice
August 3, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – The Minot Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operating in the City Auditorium will move Saturday to the Ward County Courthouse. The DRC ceases to operate at the auditorium location at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4 and re-opens at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, in the Courthouse located at 315 3rd Street SE. Hours of operation remain 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed on Sundays.
August 2, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota residents whose septic systems were damaged as a result of spring flooding may be eligible for federal assistance to restore them. Homeowners who have to move out of their homes because of septic system failure may receive septic repair or replacement assistance, and also may be eligible for rental assistance while the home is made livable. Flood insurance does not cover septic systems.
July 30, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opens Wednesday, Aug. 3, in Wahpeton to assist North Dakota residents who have been affected by the spring flooding. The center is located at the Wahpeton Fire Department, 1065 16th Ave N., and will be open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice. The DRC is closed on Sundays.
July 30, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – The Velva Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) reopens Tuesday, Aug. 2, to assist North Dakota residents who have been affected by the spring flooding. The center is located in the Velva City Hall at 101 First Street SW, and will be open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice. The DRC is closed on Sundays.
July 29, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – As of July 28 more than $103 million of federal and state disaster individual assistance in grants and low-interest loans has been approved for North Dakotans who suffered losses during the spring flooding. The aid has gone to residents in Barnes, Burleigh, McHenry, Morton, Ramsey, Renville, Richland, and Ward counties and Spirit Lake Nation, which were declared eligible for assistance to individuals, families and businesses for this year’s flood damage.
July 26, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – One Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Minot and the Sherwood DRC will close this week. The DRC currently located in the Minot MSU Student Center will close at 7 p.m. Friday, July 29. Residents are encouraged to visit the remaining Minot DRC located at the Minot Auditorium, 420 Third Avenue Southwest. The Sherwood City Hall DRC will close at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 30. The hours of operation for all DRCs are 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed on Sunday.
July 23, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are opening a Devils Lake Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) Tuesday, July 26, to assist North Dakota residents who have been affected by the spring flooding. The DRC is located in the Ramsey County Court House (Basement), 524 4th Ave NE. The hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, closed on Sundays.
July 23, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at the Berthold High School closes at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, July 23. The Burlington DRC will re-open on Tuesday, July 26. Other DRCs in Minot, Sherwood, and Bismarck remain open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday to assist North Dakota residents who have been affected by the spring flooding. Residents can visit any DRC.

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