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Anderson appointed State Radio director

Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Press Release

BISMARCK, N.D. – Darin Anderson, who has served more than 15 years with the North Dakota Information Technology (NDIT) Department, today was appointed as the new director for the North Dakota Division of State Radio by Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, director of the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services and North Dakota adjutant general. As State Radio director, Anderson will manage about 30 full-time employees and will direct the division’s daily operations. He begins his new assignment on Feb. 9, 2023.


NDDES announces training funding availability through Hazardous Materials Emergency Grant Program

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 11:00 pm

Categories: Press Release

The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) now is taking applications for a grant program that bolsters state, tribal and local safety and efficiency in handling hazardous materials accidents and incidents. The funding, which is awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant Program, is available to local responders to augment their hazardous materials safety programs and better protect all North Dakotans.


NDDES recognizes 2022 Most Valuable Team Member, Emergency Dispatcher of the Year

Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 11:00 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. — Two employees from the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) were honored yesterday for their innovative contributions to emergency management and dedication to serving North Dakotans.


North Dakota Department of Emergency Services to host FEMA Public Assistance Grant Program briefing for 2022 spring storms, flood damage

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

BISMARCK, N.D. – Representatives from the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) will virtually conduct an informational briefing Thursday, July 28, from 9 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).


Initial Public Notice FEMA-4613-DR-ND

Monday, July 25, 2022

Categories: HOMELAND SECURITY

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair and/or replace facilities damaged by a severe storm, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of June 7, 2021 through June 11, 2021.


Biden grants Burgum’s request for presidential disaster declaration for spring storms, subsequent flooding

Thursday, July 14, 2022

BISMARCK, N.D. (JULY 14, 2022)Gov. Doug Burgum welcomed news today that President Joe Biden has granted a presidential major disaster declaration for severe spring storms and subsequent flooding that broke precipitation records, knocked out power to more than 10,000 residents and caused more than $57 million in damage across the state.


Burgum requests presidential disaster declaration for severe spring storms, subsequent flooding

Friday, June 24, 2022

BISMARCK, N.D. (JUNE 23, 2022)Gov. Doug Burgum today requested a presidential major disaster declaration for severe spring storms and subsequent flooding that broke precipitation records, knocked out power to more than 10,000 residents and caused more than $57 million in damage across the state.


Public Notice - Steele County

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Notification is hereby given to the public that Steele County, North Dakota has requested funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for a proposed flood mitigation project along Steele County Road 5.


N.D. Department of Emergency Services Announces Grant Funding Availability for Nonprofit Organizations

Thursday, May 19, 2022

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) recently was notified that FEMA has made available to the state about $1.3 million in federal funding though its 2022 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NGSP).


North Dakota’s Civil Air Patrol assists with spring storm recovery operations

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Categories: Press Release

BISMARCK, N.D. — Lending an “eye in the sky” over areas encased in heavy snow in northwestern North Dakota, members of the North Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol (CAP) have been capturing aerial imagery to support power restoration operations. Volunteers began flying missions Wednesday after being requested through the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services to assist with recovery from the weekend’s spring blizzard, which toppled power lines throughout the area leaving homes without electricity.