Burgum requests presidential major disaster declaration for damage related to spring flooding
Monday, June 5, 2023Categories: Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum today requested a presidential major disaster declaration June 2 for spring flooding estimated to have caused more than $5 million in damage to North Dakota roads and other public infrastructure. The request follows an executive order Burgum issued April 10 declaring a statewide flood emergency.
State Radio seeing major spike in 911 hang-ups
Wednesday, May 31, 2023Categories: Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. — Facing a similar trend experienced by dispatch centers across the country, the North Dakota Division of State Radio has taken an influx of 911 hang-up calls or misdials over the past year. As May ends, State Radio has had more than 1,600 hang-ups or misdials compared to about 440 at the same time last year – about four times more than average.
Burgum Proclaims Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week in North Dakota
Monday, April 24, 2023Categories: Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum has proclaimed April 24-28 as Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week in North Dakota. The annual event is an opportunity to keep the public informed and remind them of the potential risks of summer storms.
Burgum declares statewide emergency for spring flooding, directs state resources to be on standby
Monday, April 10, 2023Categories: Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. (APRIL 10, 2023) – Gov. Doug Burgum today issued an executive order declaring a statewide emergency for spring flooding as soaring temperatures and heavy snowpack are expected to produce widespread flooding across the state this week and next week, especially in eastern North Dakota.
Burgum signs bill granting emergency aid to help cover extraordinary snow removal costs
Wednesday, April 5, 2023Categories: Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. (APRIL 4, 2023) – Gov. Doug Burgum today signed legislation that provides emergency grants to help cover extraordinary snow removal costs for local governments. The governor and other state leaders also highlighted how state agencies are collaborating with local entities and each other to prepare for and respond to this week’s major snowstorm and the high likelihood of spring flooding.
State agencies prepare for potential spring flooding following snowy fall, winter
Friday, March 24, 2023Categories: Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – Representatives from multiple state agencies, including the Governor’s Office, North Dakota Department of Emergency Services, North Dakota Department of Water Resources and North Dakota National Guard, began planning and collaboration efforts yesterday in anticipation of potential spring flooding after heavy snowfall and persistent cold has gripped the state over the fall and winter months.
Burgum declares winter storm disaster for January fog and ice event that led to power outages
Wednesday, March 22, 2023Categories: Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. (MARCH 21, 2023) – Gov. Doug Burgum today issued an executive order declaring a statewide winter storm disaster for central, northwestern and northeastern North Dakota related to severe fog and ice buildup on power lines in January that knocked down electrical infrastructure and caused thousands of power outages.
NDDES to host FEMA grant webinars
Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 11:00 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) will host two webinars March 7 to outline processes for applying for FEMA’s Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) and State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSP).
NDDES to host FEMA Public Assistance Grant Program briefing
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at 11:00 pmCategories: Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. – Representatives from the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) will virtually conduct an informational briefing tomorrow, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. CST, detailing the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program and Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).
Public Notice: FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 11:00 pmCategories: Press Release
Notification is hereby given to the public that Minnkota Power Cooperative (MPC) has requested funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for a proposed bank stabilization project along the Missouri River.