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ND Flood Victims Start Moving Into Temporary Homes

Tuesday, 04 Oct 2011 05:28 PM

 

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MINOT, N.D. — Federal officials are racing as winter approaches to finish up to 2,400 temporary homes for North Dakota residents displaced by summer flooding.

Record flooding from the Souris River swamped some 4,100 homes in Minot (MY'-naht) this summer and displaced nearly 11,000 residents.

Federal Emergency Management Agency spokesman Dolph Diemont (DEE'-mahnt) says the Minot temporary housing development is the third-largest in the agency's history. It's also among the most challenging because of the area's tough landscape.

FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are placing structures modeled after oil-field housing used in Arctic conditions throughout the city. Some residents began moving into one 600-unit village this week.

Federal officials say the project is expected to cost $237 million.

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