North Dakota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation (EM-3247)
Incident period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005
Emergency Declaration declared on September 13, 2005
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
October 7, 2005
Denver, Colo. -- Evacuees from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita who are living in North Dakota and cannot return home yet can still have their homes inspected, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Hurricane evacuees who have registered with FEMA will be contacted by inspectors to set up an inspection date and time. If evacuees are unable to return home, they can designate an authorized person to be present during the inspection.
September 14, 2005
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today President George W. Bush declared that a state of emergency exists in the State of North Dakota and ordered Federal aid to supplement state and local response efforts to help people evacuated from their homes due to Hurricane Katrina.