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Wednesday, October 4, 2023

BISMARCK, N.D. – For its commitment to excellence in disaster planning and response, as well as high-level organization and collaboration among more than 26 partner agencies, the State of North Dakota has earned consecutive accreditation from the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP).

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) this week received notification from FEMA that approximately $73 million in federal funds for North Dakota hazard mitigation projects were selected for further review under the federal agency’s Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) grant programs for fiscal year 2022.

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum has proclaimed the month of September as Preparedness Month in North Dakota. Preparedness Month is an annual event held nationwide to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies.

Monday, June 5, 2023

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum requested a presidential major disaster declaration June 2 for spring flooding estimated to have caused more than $5 million in damage to North Dakota roads and other public infrastructure. The request follows an executive order Burgum issued April 10 declaring a statewide flood emergency.

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

BISMARCK, N.D. — Facing a similar trend experienced by dispatch centers across the country, the North Dakota Division of State Radio has taken an influx of 911 hang-up calls or misdials over the past year. As May ends, State Radio has had more than 1,600 hang-ups or misdials compared to about 440 at the same time last year – about four times more than average.

Monday, April 24, 2023

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum has proclaimed April 24-28 as Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week in North Dakota. The annual event is an opportunity to keep the public informed and remind them of the potential risks of summer storms.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

BISMARCK, N.D. (APRIL 19, 2023) The Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) is preparing to support statewide emergency response efforts following Gov. Doug Burgum’s emergency declaration for spring flooding.