ND Congressional Delegation: President Approves North Dakota Disaster Declaration Request for Severe Summer Weather

BISMARCK, N.D. – Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer and Congressman Kelly Armstrong today issued the following statement after President Donald Trump approved Governor Doug Burgum’s request for a major presidential disaster declaration for the severe summer weather occurring June 29 to July 1, 2020:

“We appreciate the President for approving Governor Burgum’s request for a disaster declaration. Our state was heavily impacted by a severe summer storm that caused flash flooding in several counties and resulted in more than $5 million in damage to North Dakota’s infrastructure. This presidential disaster declaration unlocks needed federal assistance to help our communities recover.”

Click here to view the Governor’s request letter. Click here to view the delegation’s letter of support.