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

July 22, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – More than $50 million of federal and state disaster 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 20, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – Representatives of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will be at Disaster Recovery Centers in Minot and Bismarck from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 21-23, to help taxpayers with disaster-related tax questions. The centers are located at the Minot City Auditorium, 420 Third Ave. SW, and the Bank of North Dakota, 1200 Memorial Highway, Bismarck.
July 19, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. — When flood waters finally go down, people are eager to start cleaning up and getting things back to normal. People who have applied for assistance with FEMA want to have their homes inspected right away to find out what assistance they may be able to receive. But inspectors can only do a full report when there is no standing water left in the home. So applicants are advised to wait to make an appointment until the inspector can complete the job in one call.
July 16, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – In less than a month, federal and state disaster assistance for North Dakota families and individuals hammered by the 2011 floods has exceeded $20 million. More than 8,000 residents have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for assistance, and a steady stream of grant and loan checks goes out daily.
July 15, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – To help North Dakotans recover from this year’s massive flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will continue to operate Disaster Recovery Centers throughout the counties eligible for individual assistance. Centers soon closing: Kenmare High School, 300 Seventh Ave. NEHours 9 a.m.-7 p.m.Closes 7 p.m. July 16 Velva City Hall, 101 First St. WHours 9 a.m.-7 p.m.9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday July 17Closes 7 p.m. July 18 Centers soon opening:
July 13, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – Federal disaster assistance is now available to residents and businesses in Barnes, Ramsey and Richland counties and Spirit Lake Nation for damages caused by flooding that began Feb. 14 and continues. Such aid was already approved for Burleigh, Ward, McHenry, Morton and Renville counties.

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