Flood Information & Resources

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This section contains flood related brochures, handouts, etc. pertinent for Grand Forks residents as well as website links for further information.

Printable Materials

General Flooding Information

FEMA Fact Sheet: How April 2015 Program Changes Will Affect Flood Insurance

Filling Sandbags Handout

Flood Hazard - Check Before You Buy

Floodplain Management Brochure

Flood Insurance Programs Outside The NFIP - July 2014

Mandatory Purchase of Flood Insurance Letter

Myths & Facts about the NIFP

Sandbagging for Flood Protection

Stacking Sandbags Handout

Steps to Reduce Flood and Water Damage

What You Need to Know About Federal Disaster Assistance and Federal Flood Insurance Brochure



Grand Forks Flood Recovery - On this page you will find information regarding the Flood of ’97 and what the City of Grand Forks did in its recovery.

Grand Forks Engineering, Flood Related Info - This section of the Grand Forks City website contains information from the Engineering department about the history of flooding in Grand Forks, Flood Protection Project (FPP), preservation initiatives and more.

FloodSmart - This site contains updated weather news, an overview of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), an agent locator, flood risk information, residential and commercial coverage options, policy holder resources and more.

FEMA - This site contains an overview of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and contains additional information and links for property owners, claims adjusters, insurance professionals, lenders, surveyors, and elected officials.

Protecting Manufactured Homes from Floods and Other Hazards, FEMA P-85 (2009)

Reducing Damage from Localized Flooding, FEMA 511 (2005)

Answers to Questions About the National Flood Insurance Program, F-084 (2011)

Flood Preparedness and Response: Strategies for Families


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