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 6, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – With the heavy flooding impacting much of the state, many North Dakota residents will find not only water damage when they return to their homes, but another, more insidious threat: mold. To stay safe, people returning to flooded residences should take a number of precautions to minimize mold contamination:
July 6, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Thursday in Velva to assist North Dakota residents who have been affected by the flooding that began Feb. 14. They can now visit the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) DRC for answers to questions about recovery programs. Located in the Velva City Hall at 101 First Street W., the DRC will be open on Thursday, July 7, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and continue operations daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice. 
July 3, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota residents who have been cleared to return to their flooded homes after the water recedes should call the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Helpline as soon as possible to schedule an on-site inspection. A FEMA inspector will contact the applicant to make an appointment to see the damage. To speed the recovery, it is important to keep that appointment.
July 2, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Tuesday in Burlington to assist North Dakota residents who have been affected by the flooding that began Feb. 14. They can now visit the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) DRC for answers to questions about recovery programs. Recovery program representatives will be available to help answer questions about assistance.
July 2, 2011
News Release
Bismarck, N.D. - State and federal disaster assistance is bringing needed financial help to homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damage or loss as a result of the floods that began February 14. Emergency management officials urge recipients to use disaster funds widely and for their intended purpose. Funds are available through grants for housing and other needs and through low-interest federal loans for repair or replacement of primary homes, personal property and business recovery. Housing assistance grants must be used only for:
July 2, 2011
News Release
Bismarck, ND – Disaster recovery centers in Minot and Bismarck will be open from 9 a.m.to noon on July 4, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today. Starting Tuesday, July 5, the two centers in Minot will go to a daily schedule of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to assist people who suffered damage in the 2011 North Dakota flooding. The center in Bismarck will resume its previous schedule of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. All three centers have representatives available to help answer questions about assistance and recovery programs. The locations:

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