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

November 2, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Minot students got a firsthand lesson in teamwork, so often stressed in schools, when several groups collaborated to get them back in the classroom this fall. Thanks to a combined push from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Minot Public School District, contractor Kraus-Anderson and Innovative Modular Solutions, eight public and private schools impacted by the spring and summer flooding were able to start the school year with only minor delays.
October 31, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- A total of $403.9 million in federal and state disaster assistance has now been obligated to North Dakotans for this year’s spring flooding, and thus far, 1,234 Temporary Housing Units (THUs) have been occupied on private and group sites by residents working toward permanent housing plans. By Oct. 30 close of business, 10,224 individuals in North Dakota had registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance.
October 21, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – A strategy to shape the long-term future of Minot, Burlington and other communities in the Souris Basin is moving forward with the completion of six community open houses. During these meetings, residents had an opportunity to offer ideas and make suggestions about how they would like their communities to rebound from the recent floods.
October 21, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – More than $396 million in federal and state disaster assistance has now been obligated to North Dakotans for this year’s spring flooding, and so far 1,037 Temporary Housing Units (THUs) have been occupied on private and group sites by residents working toward permanent housing plans. By Oct. 20 close of business, 10,213 individuals had registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance.
October 18, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, ND - State and federal officials advise residents that time is short to close up damaged homes or make final seasonal repairs before winter arrives.
October 14, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Residents of Ward County can help determine the direction of their community's flood recovery at a Community Open House on Tuesday, Oct. 18, between 5 and 8 p.m. in Burlington. Meeting attendees will be able to help prioritize recovery projects identified during previous open houses. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) tabulated input from residents indicating the long-term projects most important to the area's future. 

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