North Dakota Flooding (DR-1981)
Incident period: February 14, 2011 to July 20, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 10, 2011
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
August 22, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakotans can learn about safe cleanup and hazard mitigation building techniques at a free presentation on Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. at Mandan High School,905 8th Ave. NW. The presentation is sponsored by the Morton County Extension Office. Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists will provide information on making repairs to flood-damaged homes and buildings and ways to protect homes from future damage.
August 18, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – Some North Dakota residents who have applied for disaster assistance may have received a letter saying their application is denied. They should know that they have the right to appeal that decision. Applicants who received a denial letter should make sure they understand why they were denied. It may be due to adequate insurance coverage, insufficient storm-related damage or simply missing information. A visit to a Disaster Recovery Center or a call to the FEMA help line at 1-800-621-3362 can help provide a better explanation.
August 18, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. - Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Devils Lake and Wahpeton will re-open August 23 and August 24 respectively. The Devils Lake DRC will open Tuesday, Aug. 23, in the Ramsey County Courthouse basement, 524 Fourth Ave. NE., and will stay in operation through Friday, Aug. 26. The Wahpeton DRC opens Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Wahpeton Fire Dept., 1065 16th Ave N, and will stay in operation through Friday, Aug. 26. Both sites will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. through close of business on Aug. 26.
August 17, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – Federal and state disaster assistance for this year’s flooding in North Dakota totals more than $250 million. Individuals and businesses in Barnes, Benson, Burleigh, McHenry, Morton, Ramsey, Renville, Richland, and Ward counties and the Spirit Lake Nation may apply for disaster assistance. The deadline to apply for assistance is Sept. 22. Call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). For TTY call 800-462-7585.
August 17, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – Anyone who receives temporary housing assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and continues to have a housing need, must fill out an important form for additional short-term rental assistance in order to remain eligible.
August 16, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakotans whose wells have been damaged by this year’s spring flooding may be eligible for reimbursement for costs spent to restore them to a safe condition. Several steps are required to meet eligibility requirements.
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Preliminary Damage Assessment
- North Dakota, FEMA-1981-DR (PDF 18KB)