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
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota residents in Barnes, Benson, Burleigh, McHenry, Morton, Ramsey, Renville, Richland, Ward counties and the Spirit Lake Nation have just one month left to register for federal disaster assistance. The registration deadline is September 22, 2011. Loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related losses to real and personal property should also be submitted by the deadline.
August 18, 2011
News Release
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
News Release
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
News Release
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 17, 2011
News Release
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 16, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. - Information on ways to make repairs to current flood damaged properties and how to protect against future flood damage will be available from mitigation experts during this Thursday’s Urban Harvest at Broadway & 4th Ave. Area residents will have the opportunity to speak to an expert on a one-on-one basis. Free publications will be available on mitigation as well as information on mold and mildew cleanup and the National Flood Insurance Program. Urban Harvest will be held this Thursday, August 18, from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 pm.

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