Collection: North Dakota Floods

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ND Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1829) 03/24/2009
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September 20, 2013
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  • Fargo homeowner Jay Olson describes his gratitude for the generosity of volunteers who are helping to defend his house from the flood waters of the Red River of the North.

    A Story About a Flood

    Video by Bryan Dahlberg
    Fargo homeowner Jay Olson describes his gratitude for the generosity of volunteers who are helping to defend his house from the flood waters of the Red River of the North.
  • Ted Maddry, Logistics Chief, Texas State Emergency Manager, addresses the Texas National Guard before they set up and execute a Point of Distribution site for survivors to receive critical supplies following a disaster. 

Narration performed by United States Army Corps of Engineers.

    Planning and Executing a POD Mission

    Video by John Shea
    Ted Maddry, Logistics Chief, Texas State Emergency Manager, addresses the Texas National Guard before they set up and execute a Point of Distribution site for survivors to receive critical supplies following a disaster. Narration performed by United States Army Corps of Engineers.
  • FEMA's Denver Mobile Emergency Response Support (MERS) Team deploys to North Dakota

    A Race Against Time

    Video by Bryan Dahlberg
    FEMA's Denver Mobile Emergency Response Support (MERS) Team deploys to North Dakota
  • A brief message to residents affected by flooding and blizzard conditions in North Dakota and Minnesota.

    Secretary Napolitano Message to States

    Video by Paul Luke
    A brief message to residents affected by flooding and blizzard conditions in North Dakota and Minnesota.
  • City of Bismarck building inspectors tour flooded neighborhoods.

    Inspection of Homes in Bismarck, North Dakota

    Video by Bryan Dahlberg
    City of Bismarck building inspectors tour flooded neighborhoods.
  • Chief Warrant Officer Ron Doll with the North Dakota Army National Guard describes his agency's roll in the flooding of Bismarck, March 26, 2009.

    North Dakota Army National Guard responds to flooding in Bismarck, North Dakota

    Video by Bryan Dahlberg
    Chief Warrant Officer Ron Doll with the North Dakota Army National Guard describes his agency's roll in the flooding of Bismarck, March 26, 2009.
  • North Dakota Air National Guard Capt. Grant Miller describes how various branches of the military are integrated into the flood fight in Fargo, North Dakota.

    Fail is Not in Our Vocabulary

    Video by Bryan Dahlberg
    North Dakota Air National Guard Capt. Grant Miller describes how various branches of the military are integrated into the flood fight in Fargo, North Dakota.
  • FEMA's Richard Pukema addresses the Fargo Moorhead Chamber of Commerce in Moorhead, Minnesota, following Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty's remarks.

    Richard Pukema's Remarks at Fargo Moorhead Chamber of Commerce Meeting

    Audio by Bryan Dahlberg
    FEMA's Richard Pukema addresses the Fargo Moorhead Chamber of Commerce in Moorhead, Minnesota, following Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty's remarks.
  • B-roll footage of flooding along the Red River of the North -- Fargo ND and Moorhead MN

    B-roll footage of Red River Flooding

    Video by Bryan Dahlberg
    B-roll footage of flooding along the Red River of the North -- Fargo ND and Moorhead MN
  • US Fish & Wildlife Service and US Coast Guard crews use airboats to rescue and communicate with homeowners isolated in the floodwaters of the Red River of the North.

    Mission: Unusual

    Video by Bryan Dahlberg
    US Fish & Wildlife Service and US Coast Guard crews use airboats to rescue and communicate with homeowners isolated in the floodwaters of the Red River of the North.
  • Students from Jamestown College, Firefighters from Montana, and Inmates from a North Dakota prison join forces to save Jamestown, North Dakota from flood waters.

    Unlikely partners - Students, Firefighters, Inmates

    Video by Bryan Dahlberg
    Students from Jamestown College, Firefighters from Montana, and Inmates from a North Dakota prison join forces to save Jamestown, North Dakota from flood waters.
  • A sandbagging volunteer and an Army Corps of Engineers official discuss the levee and dike work in Lisbon, North Dakota.

    Levees in Lisbon

    Video by Bryan Dahlberg
    A sandbagging volunteer and an Army Corps of Engineers official discuss the levee and dike work in Lisbon, North Dakota.
  • The US Army Corps of Engineers builds a clay dike behind the sandbag dike as added protection against the flooding Red River in Fargo, North Dakota.

    Safety First and Second

    Video by Bryan Dahlberg
    The US Army Corps of Engineers builds a clay dike behind the sandbag dike as added protection against the flooding Red River in Fargo, North Dakota.
  • The cresting Red River has caused thousands of evacuations in Fargo and Moorhead, and not all evacuees can take their animals with them.  Animal shelter volunteer Amy Hannesson talks us through a place where they can go.

    Fairgrounds Animal Shelter

    Video by Samir Valeja
    The cresting Red River has caused thousands of evacuations in Fargo and Moorhead, and not all evacuees can take their animals with them. Animal shelter volunteer Amy Hannesson talks us through a place where they can go.
  • Disaster Recovery Centers open in Moorhead and Breckenridge, Minnesota to assist victims of Red River Valley floods.

    Red River Valley Disaster Update

    Audio by Steve Crider
    Disaster Recovery Centers open in Moorhead and Breckenridge, Minnesota to assist victims of Red River Valley floods.
  • Mary Lee Nielson, mayor of Valley City, North Dakota, advises residents of low-lying areas to evacuate. Two homeowners talk about the process as they load their belongings into trucks and trailers.

    Valley City Evacuation

    Video by Bryan Dahlberg
    Mary Lee Nielson, mayor of Valley City, North Dakota, advises residents of low-lying areas to evacuate. Two homeowners talk about the process as they load their belongings into trucks and trailers.
  • Floodwater cuts off access to Oslo, Minnesota

    Island in the Storm

    Video by Steve Crider
    Floodwater cuts off access to Oslo, Minnesota
  • Important information for Red River Valley residents impacted by flood

    Red River Valley Disaster Update 4/20/09

    Audio by Steve Crider
    Important information for Red River Valley residents impacted by flood
  • As floodwater recedes, federal assistance is pouring in.

    Red River Valley Disaster Update for April 21, 2009

    Audio by Steve Crider
    As floodwater recedes, federal assistance is pouring in.
  • A 100-year-old school in Fargo is seriously damaged by flood waters of the Red River of the North.

    Oak Grove School Damaged by Flooding

    Video by Bryan Dahlberg
    A 100-year-old school in Fargo is seriously damaged by flood waters of the Red River of the North.

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