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On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation


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FEMA Souris Valley Housing Mission Comes to a Close

MINOT, N.D. - September 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- After 27 months, the FEMA temporary housing mission in the Souris Valley came to a close yesterday. In the aftermath of the 2011 Souris River flooding, FEMA brought in more than 2,000 manufactured homes to address the severe housing shortage in the region. In the past month, the final few remaining households have been securing permanent housing

FEMA Souris Valley Housing Mission Continues Progress

MINOT, N.D. - February 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Just one month into 2013, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that the number of temporary housing units (THU) still occupied in Ward County has fallen to 476. The drop is another sign that recovery efforts continue, even in the chilly winter months.

FEMA Housing Units a Common – and Welcome – Sight in Ward County

June 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- They don't appear on any maps, but following the 2011 Souris River flood, there are three new communities in Ward County. De Sour Valley Heights, Virgil Workman Village and Recovery Village are group housing sites built under the supervision of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at the request of FEMA. The sites are filled with manufactured homes provided by FEMA, supplementing hundreds more that sit near flooded residences or in previously existing manufactured home parks.

Applicants Must Stay in Touch with FEMA to Continue Temporary Housing Assistance

BISMARCK, N.D. - August 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Anyone who receives temporary housing assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and continues to have a housing need, must fill out an important form for additional short-term rental assistance in order to remain eligible.

Does Your Mobile Home Insurance Cover Flood?

BISMARCK, N.D. - July 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- North Dakota residents whose mobile homes have been flooded will need to provide proof that their mobile home insurance has no flood coverage before they can receive disaster housing assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).



Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded more than $7.7 million to enhance housing options in North Dakota. The funds are awarded as follows


Heitkamp Reinforces the Need for Strong Policy that Helps Harness Wind...

U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today reinforced the need to support a robust wind industry as part of building and growing an all-of-the-above energy strategy during her visit to LM Wind Manufacturing, which employs about 1,025 people in Grand Forks