WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of North Dakota to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding from June 29 to July 1.
Federal funding is available to the state, eligible local and tribal governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by severe storms and flooding in Benson, Grand Forks, McKenzie, Mountrail, Nelson and Wells counties.
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.
James R. Stephenson has been named the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area. Designations may be made at a later date if warranted by the results of damage assessments.