ND Department of Emergency Services and FEMA to hold flood preparedness meetings in 6 ND communities
Posted on 1/20/2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Cecily Fong
January 20, 2011
Bismarck, ND - Local, state, and federal representatives will hold town hall meetings in six North Dakota communities January 31-February 7 to help citizens learn more about the flood outlook, flood insurance, and flood preparation. Printed information will be available for distribution at each location. The town hall schedule is as follows:
January 31 Fargo Fargo Public Library, 7:00-9:00 p.m. 102 North 3rd St, Fargo
February 1 Grand Forks County New County Building,7:00-9:00 p.m. 151 South 4th Street, Grand Forks
February 2 Pembina County EOC Building, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. 308 Court House Dr. City of Cavalier
February 3 Devils Lake City Offices, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. 423 6th Street NE, Devils Lake
February 4 Bismarck City and County Building, 7:00-9:00 p.m. 221 West 5th Street, Bismarck
February 7 Jamestown and Valley City City Hall, 7:00-9:00 p.m.102 2nd Avenue SE, City of Jamestown
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The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services provides 24/7 emergency communications and resource coordination with more than 50 lead and support agencies, private enterprise, and voluntary organizations to assist local jurisdictions in disaster and emergency response activities. It administers federal disaster recovery programs and the Homeland Security Grant Program.
FEMA leads and supports the nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation, 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.