THE NEW FORTY Putting it in context...
Troy Becker at The Forum created a map that illustrated the "swath of the Oklahoma tornado if it had hit the F-M area." The map quickly puts into context the breadth of the devastation in Oklahoma and... Posted on 5/23/13 at 9:43 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Moderne ou Historique? The newly rebuilt Sutliff Bridge
What is modern and what is historic, when we look at bridges in general? This question is very difficult because it is based on the individual bridge and its appearance. Sometimes we cross a truss b... Posted on 10/17/12 at 4:19 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Update: Dayton wants to investigate FEMA aid differences
Gov. Mark Dayton says he wants to look into a reported difference of opinion within the federal agency that rejected Minnesotas request for individual flood recovery aid.
Dayton said on Thursday th... Posted on 7/26/12 at 1:49 PM
Flood insurance maps have been delayed 2 years
After more than a decade of study and two years of delays, the Federal Emergency Management Agency plans to release revised flood insurance rate maps for Fargo and Cass County this summer.
FEMA says floodplain map won’t be affected Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said he asked the same question a lot of people probably did when the Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday raised its 100-year flood estimate for the city to 42.6 feet: Will this affect how many homeowners have to buy high-risk flood insurance?
Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said he asked the same question a lot of people probably did when the Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday raised its 100-year flood estimate for the city to 42.6 feet: Will this affect how many homeowners have to buy high-risk flood insurance?
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Administrator touring region today to headline half-day summit
DEVILS LAKE – In 1995, then-Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator James Lee Witt made the first of two tours of the Devils Lake Basin to see how the federal government could help the region recover from a two-year flood.
Kevin Bonham, Herald Staff Writer
, May 03, 2010
ST. PAUL – The preliminary assessment of damage caused by spring flooding in Minnesota is $14.7 million, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
Federal, state and local leaders from North Dakota pressed the nation’s top emergency management official on Monday for the flexibility to leave temporary clay levees in place after a flood instead of having to tear them down and rebuild next time.
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