Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 07:00 am

Minnkota Power Cooperative in Barnes County, North Dakota has requested FEMA funding for a power line stabilization/realignment project west of Valley City along ND Highway 1.


Monday, April 22, 2024 at 01:00 am

Categories: Press Release

The ND Department of Emergency Services, along with the National Weather Service, is hosting an all-ages coloring and meme contest to have fun while raising awareness and safety for this annual event.


Friday, December 15, 2023 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Press Release

The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) is seeking input from the public on the draft of the Enhanced Mitigation Mission Area Operations Plan. NDDES welcomes comments regarding hazards and threats confronting our state, along with strategies for mitigating impacts. 


Thursday, November 2, 2023

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Representatives from the N.D. Department of Emergency Services will host a North Dakota Hazards Planning Discussion and Open House meeting Nov. 9 in Valley City, presenting the state’s efforts to update its Enhanced Mitigation Mission Area Operations Plan (MAOP) to the public. Community members are invited to share their disaster stories, hazard concerns and ideas to protect against hazard risks.


Wednesday, October 4, 2023

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BISMARCK, N.D. – For its commitment to excellence in disaster planning and response, as well as high-level organization and collaboration among more than 26 partner agencies, the State of North Dakota has earned consecutive accreditation from the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP).


Tuesday, September 5, 2023

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BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum has proclaimed the month of September as Preparedness Month in North Dakota. Preparedness Month is an annual event held nationwide to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies.


Friday, September 1, 2023

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BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) this week received notification from FEMA that approximately $73 million in federal funds for North Dakota hazard mitigation projects were selected for further review under the federal agency’s Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) grant programs for fiscal year 2022.


Monday, July 24, 2023

Categories: Press Release

BISMARCK, N.D. – Representatives from the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) will virtually conduct an informational briefing Wednesday, July 26, 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).


Monday, July 10, 2023

Categories: Press Release

BISMARCK, N.D. (JULY 5, 2023)Gov. Doug Burgum today announced that President Joe Biden has approved the governor’s request for a presidential major disaster declaration for spring flooding estimated to have caused more than $5 million in damage to North Dakota roads and other public infrastructure. The request followed an executive order Burgum issued April 10 declaring a statewide flood emergency.