ND Department Of Emergency Services And FEMA To Hold Flood Preparedness Meetings In 5 ND Communities

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Release date: 
February 26, 2009
Release Number: 
R8-09-004A

Local, state and federal personnel will hold town hall meetings in five North Dakota communities March 3-5 to help citizens learn more about the flood outlook, flood insurance, and flood preparation and response. These town hall meetings are open to the public and will provide citizens the opportunity to hear a formal presentation and speak with representatives from various agencies, including the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services, North Dakota Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and FEMA. Printed information will be available for distribution at each location.

The town hall schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, March 3:

Minot
Minot City Auditorium
420 3rd Ave. S.W.
6:30-8:00 p.m.

Bismarck
State Water Commission Conference Room
900 E. Boulevard Ave.
6:30-8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 4:

Fargo
Civic Center
207 4th Street North
6:30-8:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 5

Grand Forks
Chamber Council Room
225 N. 4th Street
6:30-8:00 p.m.

Devils Lake
Courthouse/Armory Meeting Room, South Door
524 4th Ave. N.E.
6:30-8:00 p.m.

These town hall meetings are part of a series of outreach and education efforts the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services and FEMA are conducting in North Dakota to help the state prepare for spring flooding.

FEMA leads and supports the nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation, to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters.

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July 19, 2012 - 23:02
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