Flood recovery grants awarded to Barnes and Richland Counties
Posted on 9/17/2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cecily Fong, PIO
Jenny Snyder, Case Manager
Lutheran Social Services Disaster Response
Bismarck, ND - The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) announced today it has awarded two flood recovery grants totaling over $154,000.
NDDES has awarded grants of $93,092 to Barnes County and $61,711 to Richland County. Both grants will be used to refurbish flood damaged homes and will be administered jointly by Lutheran Social Services Disaster Response and the long-term recovery committees in each county.
Last year, the Legislature authorized the Housing Rehabilitation and Citizen Retention Grant program and appropriated $10 million to help North Dakota homeowners cover the costs of repairing flood-damaged homes. The funds also can be used for home demolition projects when homeowners remain in their communities.
Barnes County application: http://www.lssnd.org/file_download/0fcb71c7-3229-4dd0-8439-9e6a1b2e37a0
Richland County application: http://www.lssnd.org/file_download/73ce8ef7-14e3-4dbc-a114-487c47d26e4e
Further information about Lutheran Social Services Disaster Response: http://www.lssnd.org/community-outreach/disaster-response/currentneeds.html
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