DISASTER DECLARATION

President Trump Approves Disaster Declaration For North Dakota & Minnesota

Covers Damage In Both States Caused By Spring Flooding

BISMARCK, ND —┬áPresident Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for North Dakota and Minnesota due to widespread spring flooding. Governors Doug Burgum and Tim Walz both requested federal help last month in dealing with flooding that damaged homes, infrastructure, roads and farmland this spring. The damage is expected to exceed $40 million in Minnesota and $8.5 million in North…

President Trump Approves Disaster Declaration For Flood Relief In MN

The declaration announced late Wednesday, which was requested by Gov. Mark Dayton , makes funding available to state, local and tribal governments and certain nonprofits for emergency work, repair or replacement of damaged facilities, and reducing risks from natural hazards.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for parts of Minnesota hit by severe storms and flooding from June 15 to July 11. The declaration announced late Wednesday, which was requested by Gov. Mark Dayton , makes funding available to state, local and tribal governments and certain nonprofits for emergency work, repair or replacement…

Governor Burgum Requesting Federal Help for Drought Relief

The governor said nearly 95 percent of the state is being impacted by drought conditions

  BISMARCK, ND — Gov. Burgum is asking for help on the federal level due to the severe drought conditions throughout the state. He is asking for a presidential disaster declaration through the regional FEMA office and would allow individual and direct federal assistance. Gov. Burgum is also asking for staff from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and other federal…