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Legacy of 1997 Red River Flood: 20 Years Later

The 1997 Red Valley flood was one of the largest natural disasters in North Dakota history.  Learn more about this event and the response and recovery efforts that followed. 

Grand Forks, N.D., May, 1997 -- Aerial view of Grand Forks neighborhood and a bridge crossing the flooded Red River of the North. The levees that were protecting the city are breeched, flooding the area near the river. FEMA/Michael Rieger
Grand Forks, N.D., April 30, 1997 -- Aerial view of Grand Forks neighborhood and a bridge crossing the flooded Red River of the North. The levees that were protecting the city are breeched, flooding the area near the river. FEMA/Michael Rieger

 

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01/09/2018 - 15:55