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September 30, 2011
PIERRE, S.D. -- Missouri River residents who have flood insurance now have an extra 30 days to file their claim and statement of loss for 2011 flooding, officials with the National Flood Insurance...
September 30, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – More than $349.3 million in federal and state disaster assistance has now been obligated to North Dakotans for this year’s spring flooding. The Burleigh Morton Disaster Recovery...
September 28, 2011
Bismarck, N.D. - Additional extensions have been granted for filing proofs of loss for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders in areas of North Dakota. FEMA granted an extension of the...
September 27, 2011
PIERRE, S.D. -- There are just four weeks left to file claims for disaster aid with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), disaster officials announced today. The last day to file for aid...
September 27, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – The Burleigh/Morton Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the Mandan City Hall will permanently close at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30. But FEMA isn’t going away. Residents who need disaster...
September 26, 2011
NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in North Sioux City will close on Friday, September 30 at 7 p.m., officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the South...
September 24, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. - More than $339 million in federal and state disaster assistance has now been obligated to North Dakotans for this year's spring flooding. The deadline to apply for two types of...
September 21, 2011
PIERRE, S.D. -- The deadline to file flood insurance claims could be as early as Thursday, September 29, disaster officials warn. Claims for flood damage in policies underwritten by the National...
September 21, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – The deadline for North Dakota residents with flood-related damage to register for disaster assistance has been extended by 60 days. The new deadline is Monday, Nov. 21. “The flooding...
September 20, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakotans with flood-related damage to their home, vehicle, personal property or business have just a few days remaining – until Thursday, Sept. 22 – to register for three types...
September 19, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – Burlington residents can help plan the area’s long-term recovery at a Community Open House on Thursday, Sept. 22, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Burlington-Des Lacs Elementary School,...
September 19, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – Residents of Ward County including all communities in the Souris River Basin can help plan the area’s long-term recovery at a Community Open House on Saturday, Sept. 24, between 10 a...
September 19, 2011
PIERRE, S.D. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in the Pierre Mall will close on Friday, September 23 at 7 p.m., officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the South Dakota Office...
September 19, 2011
HELENA, Mont. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners in the 31 Montana counties and four reservations designated to receive disaster assistance have three weeks left to apply with the Federal...
September 16, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – More than $336.7 million in federal and state disaster assistance has now been obligated to North Dakotans for this year’s spring flooding. The deadline to apply for three types of...
September 15, 2011
PIERRE, S.D. -- As winter approaches, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is reminding homeowners to ensure their home-heating system is in good working order, especially ones damaged by...
September 14, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – There is only one week left for North Dakotans who had flood-related damage to their home, vehicle, personal property or business to register for state and federal disaster...
September 13, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – Homeowners in Beulah and surrounding areas can get information on how to make repairs to flooded homes and prepare for future disasters at a free Mitigation Workshop on Thursday,...
September 13, 2011
BISMARCK, N.D. – Homeowners in Dickinson and surrounding areas can get information on how to reduce risk of loss from future disasters at a free Mitigation Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 2 p.m...
September 13, 2011
YANKTON, S.D. -- Repairing or cleaning up a home after a disaster can be a daunting task. But with the right information, homeowners can clean up safely and build back smarter and stronger. Federal...