N.D. officials assess whether flood damage is eligible for federal aid

Officials in North Dakota are tallying the value of property losses caused by flooding in North Dakota as the state aims to seek a federal disaster declaration. "Obviously there were impacts, and obviously there are going to be a lot of rural impacts. But whether it's of the magnitude to be awarded a federal disaster declaration remains to be seen," said Cecily Fong, spokeswoman for the state Department of Emergency Services.

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