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 27, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D.—A State-FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will re-open in Valley City Tuesday, Aug. 30, and remain open through Friday, Sept. 2. The Valley City DRC will be located at the Barnes County Courthouse, 230 Fourth St. NW. Hours of operation will be Tues. – Fri., 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. DRCs are open to provide disaster assistance to North Dakota residents who have been affected by the spring flooding. They are open for residents who like to speak one-on-one to recovery representatives. However, it’s not necessary to visit a center to receive disaster assistance.
August 26, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – Federal and state disaster assistance for this year’s flooding in North Dakota totals more than $289 million.
August 24, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. — Farmers and ranchers in North Dakota may be helped by disaster assistance programs available to people affected by the recent flooding in Barnes, Benson, Burleigh, McHenry, Morton, Ramsey, Renville, Richland, and Ward Counties. This federal assistance is offered through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) and should not be confused with assistance programs offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
August 23, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – Homeowners can get information on how to make repairs and rebuild flooded homes to better withstand future disasters at a free Flood Rebuilding Workshop on Aug. 25 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Grand International, 1501 N. Broadway, Minot. The workshop is sponsored by the North Dakota State University Extension Service and Northern Lights Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.
August 23, 2011
News Release
BISMARCK, N.D. — Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) providing disaster assistance information to North Dakotans affected by spring flooding will close at 2 p.m. on Saturdays beginning August 27. DRCs affected include:  Bismarck: Bank of North Dakota, 1200 Memorial Highway Minot: Ward County Courthouse, 315 Third St. SE DRCs will be open Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and will be closed on Sundays.
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.

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