President Joe Biden granted North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum’s request for a presidential major disaster declaration. This spring, severe storms and flooding caused more than $57 million in damage across North Dakota. The declaration covers all 40 of the requested counties and additional designations may be made later if warranted. The presidential disaster designation unlocks FEMA public assistance to help local governments, agencies and communities recover from extensive infrastructure damage and makes resources available to help mitigate future flood damage.
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