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 16, 2011
News Release
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.
August 16, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation experts will be available Thursday and Friday, Aug. 18 and 19 at the Beulah Crazy Days. The mitigation experts will provide information and one-on-one interaction with North Dakotans seeking ways to make repairs to current flood damage or protect against future flood damage to their homes.
August 11, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – As North Dakota residents continue cleanup and recovery efforts following the spring floods, Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open this week in Berthold and Valley City, and close in Sherwood. The Berthold DRC will be open from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug. 15 and remain open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Aug. 17. The location is in the Berthold High School, 401 Fourth Avenue NE. Valley City’s DRC will operate from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 17 through Aug. 22 at the Barnes County Courthouse, 230 Fourth St. NW.
August 10, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – The deadline to register for disaster assistance has been extended to Sept. 22 for individuals and business owners in nine North Dakota counties and Spirit Lake Nation who suffered losses due to spring flooding. The additional time allows North Dakotans in all declared areas more time to register for assistance.
August 10, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – The following North Dakota Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, for computer server maintenance and upgrade: Bismarck, Bank of North Dakota, 1200 Memorial Highway Kenmare, Kenmare High School, 300 Seventh Ave NE Minot, Ward County Courthouse, 315 3rd Street SE Sherwood, Sherwood City Hall, 204 Main St. The following DRCs will reopen for business on Monday, Aug. 15. They will be open at their usual hours, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m:
August 8, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. - Disaster recovery officials announced today that President Obama has approved Governor Jack Dalrymple's request for the federal government to reimburse 90 percent of the eligible costs to repair or restore infrastructure damaged by spring floods in North Dakota. The change comes at the discretion of the president after disaster damages have exceeded a per capita threshold in the state.

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