(Fargo, ND) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided more than $8.5 million in additional Public Assistance funding for the COVID-19 response in North Dakota.
The assistance was made available under a major disaster declaration issued April 1st, 2020. FEMA has provided a total of $85.6 Million for the North Dakota COVID-19 response to date.
President Biden approved a cost share increase from 75% to 100% for projects related to the pandemic response that include work completed between January 20th, 2020 and September 30th, 2021. This approval allowed FEMA to reimburse states, cities, and other partners for 100% of eligible costs. This funding announcement represents the remaining 25% cost share for three projects that were previously funded by FEMA.
The $8.5 million was approved for the North Dakota Department of Health’s COVID-19 associated costs, contracts, and facilities.
Additional information about FEMA’s Public Assistance program can be found by clicking here.