BISMARCK, N.D. -- Six more North Dakota counties and one tribal nation have been added to the July 22 presidential disaster declaration. The addition means that now communities in 26 counties and three tribal nations are eligible for federal funds from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help recover from the severe storms, flooding and ground saturation occurring between June 1 and July 7.
News: North Dakota Severe Storms, Flooding, and Ground Saturation
August 3, 2005
July 22, 2005
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for North Dakota to help communities recover from the effects of a series of severe storms that that began early last month, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.