Hoeven Announces Nearly $6.9 Million in Emergency Preparedness Funding for North Dakota

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Appropriations and Homeland Security Committees, today announced that North Dakota will receive a total of $6,863,889 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding to help communities prepare for emergencies and catastrophic events.

“Today’s funding will help protect individuals and communities in our state from large scale events and natural disasters,” Hoeven said. “These investments in our security will help keep North Dakota and our nation safe now and in the future. 

            Funding received by the State of North Dakota is as follows:

  • State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) – $3,752,000 – To support the implementation of state homeland security strategies to prevent, protect against and respond catastrophic events, including natural disasters.
  • Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG) – $3,111,889 – To allow local and state emergency management agencies to prepare for hazards in order to protect life and property.