NIE ROCKS! FEMA for Kids - Flooding
To help kids understand what is happening with flooding in the Minot area, I am posting the following story from a booklet produced by FEMA. The story is titled "The River Rises." At the bottom of thi... Posted on 6/22/11 at 8:50 AM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Jack Dalrymple says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved nearly $5 million in grants to help Minnewaukan residents relocate a portion of their community to higher ground.
(WDAY TV) - A Minot flood victim is living in a U-haul, frustrated about the lack of help from FEMA. She lost her home to that record flood, and then medical complications forced her out of shelters. Reporter Jennifer Thorgramson has the story.
Members of North Dakota's congressional delegation say Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has agreed to review whether people and businesses in more North Dakota counties should be eligible for federal flood-recovery aid.
Senators John Hoeven, Kent Conrad and Congressman Rick Berg Friday called on U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and FEMA administrator Craig Fugate to reconsider the agency's denial of Individual Assistance program service to residents of North Dakota affected by flooding this spring.
After the raging Cedar River filled his home with 13 feet of water and ruined most of his possessions, Justin Van Fleet pleaded for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to get back on his feet.
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