North Dakota Flooding (EM-3309)
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
April 26, 2010
Bismarck, N.D. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has posted three new short videos on its YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/fema) about North Dakota's efforts in responding to and recovering from flooding disasters throughout the state. FEMA's web videos are meant to capture the voice and perspective of a community involved in a disaster. These stories educate and inform others throughout the country on disaster preparedness, response and recovery as well as highlight the tribal, federal, state and local partners.
March 29, 2010
Bismarck, N.D. –The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has now obligated the first $843,000 in funds for preparations made to combat flooding in North Dakota. The funds will be awarded for levee construction, sandbagging and other flood fighting measures undertaken in the city of Fargo. The $843,000 is 75 percent of the total cost for the measures; the state will fund 10 percent and the local government is responsible for the remaining 15 percent.
March 14, 2010
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's emergency disaster declaration issued for North Dakota. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required: Payment of not less than 75 percent of the eligible costs for emergency measures taken to save lives and protect property and public health. (Source: FEMA funded, state administered.) How to Apply for Assistance:
March 14, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate today announced that federal aid has been made available to the State of North Dakota to supplement state and local response efforts in the area threatened by flooding beginning on February 26, 2010, and continuing.
Incident period: February 26, 2010 to April 30, 2010
Emergency Declaration declared on March 14, 2010