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
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
BISMARCK, N.D. – Federal and state disaster assistance for this year’s flooding in North Dakota totals more than $289 million.
August 24, 2011
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
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 23, 2011
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 22, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakotans can learn about safe cleanup and hazard mitigation building techniques at a free presentation on Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. at Mandan High School,905 8th Ave. NW. The presentation is sponsored by the Morton County Extension Office. Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists will provide information on making repairs to flood-damaged homes and buildings and ways to protect homes from future damage.
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