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July 12, 2017
FEMA declares major disaster aid for northeast ND for spring flooding
BISMARCK -- A presidential disaster declaration has been issued for the 10 North Dakota counties and Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Reservation...
July 12, 2017 - 5:25pm
Letter to the editor: Students did exceptional job at ‘disaster drill’
I want to take time today to point out that there is a group of students at Jamestown High School that have spent many hours learning what they can do to help themselves, friends, and family in an emergency. This group of students are in the 9th grade and just completed Teen CERT....
May 12, 2017 - 6:40am
February 23, 2017
Northeast ND preparing for flood; officials urge buying insurance
DRAYTON, N.D.—U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp met with local leaders and federal officials Thursday afternoon in Drayton to address...
February 23, 2017 - 10:47pm
February 1, 2017
Group calls for U.S. flood insurance revamp as program deadline nears
A U.S. flood insurance program that is drowning in billions of dollars in debt can be modernized to bolster its finances while curbing the public's...
February 1, 2017 - 9:59am
6-month extension for dike removal approved for Drayton
DRAYTON, N.D.—The city of Drayton will have more time to remove dikes from federally owned land, and Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., is working on legislation to keep the flood protection there permanently.
July 1, 2016 - 6:30am
May 12, 2015
Mitigation projects topic of meeting
A special meeting to score and rank mitigation projects for small cities in Stutsman County will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Stutsman County Law Enforcement Center in Jamestown. The meeting will be held in the lower level conference room adjacent to emergency management...
May 12, 2015 - 7:14am
January 27, 2015
FEMA twice denied federal aid for August storm that battered Oil Patch
MANNING, N.D. — Dunn County and three other western North Dakota counties must pay for damages from summer storms themselves after the federal government has denied emergency aid, not only once but twice. In an appeal — which also was rejected — Gov. Jack Dalrymple addressed...
January 27, 2015 - 8:15am
December 1, 2014
New FEMA rule could hike cost of new Fargo homes
FEMA decision on basement floors could affect the cost of building new homes.
December 1, 2014 - 9:56am
July 23, 2014
New FEMA maps that throw thousands into floodplain take effect in January
FARGO — About 2,300 structures will be thrown into the floodplain in Fargo come Jan. 16. That’s when the city’s new 100-year floodplain map that has been in the works since 2008 will officially take effect, city officials announced Tuesday. The new Federal Emergency Management...
July 23, 2014 - 7:48am
December 7, 2013
Fargo: FEMA grant can’t be used for downtown floodwall
FARGO — If Fargo city commissioners want to build a proposed $53 million floodwall along Second Street, the federal government won’t pick up any of the bill. City officials were hoping to use about $25 million of a Federal Emergency Management Agency hazard mitigation grant to...
December 7, 2013 - 8:05am
November 13, 2013
Flood grant program proving popular in Minot
Eds: Rewrites with more background on flooding and grant program. MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A program that will help homeowners in Minot with repair costs following devastating Souris River flooding two years ago is proving popular. More than 700 people have applied for assistance...
November 13, 2013 - 9:50am
October 30, 2013
Congress seeks delay on flood insurance rate hike
By Erik Burgess Forum News Service WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators and representatives, including all three members of North Dakota’s delegation, announced a bill Tuesday to delay dramatic increases in flood insurance rates for four years. The bipartisan legislation,...
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October 30, 2013 - 7:47am
October 26, 2013
N.D. delegation urges President Obama to approve new disaster aid
By Bryan Horwath Forum News Service DICKINSON, N.D. — Following this week’s request of President Barack Obama to sign a disaster declaration for North Dakota counties hit hardest by Blizzard Atlas, the state’s delegation is pressing for the measure to be approved. In a release...
October 26, 2013 - 8:16am
October 24, 2013
N.D. requests aid for blizzard damage
BISMARCK -- Some local governments and rural electric cooperatives could receive federal aid before the end of the month in response to the intense autumn blizzard that slammed parts of southwestern North Dakota. Gov.
October 24, 2013 - 7:49am
October 8, 2013
Hazard Mitigation Plan under review
The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services is in the process of reviewing and updating North Dakota's Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. The review is led by NDDES in collaboration with 50 other local, state, federal and private agencies. The plan, which is currently in draft form,...
October 8, 2013 - 7:32am