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FEMA is working with the Eastern Band Cherokee Indian

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Cherokee, N.C., March 20, 2013 -- A GPS is used by FEMA Public Assistance specialists  to record locations of damaged roads and other areas in Cherokee, NC. FEMA is working with the Eastern Band Cherokee Indian tribe and representatives from the State of North Carolina to provide services to the tribe and its' residents affected by severe storms in January.  This is the first time that a Federally recognized Native American tribe was able to apply for direct assistance from FEMA.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA
Cherokee, N.C., March 20, 2013 -- A GPS is used by FEMA Public Assistance specialists to record locations of damaged roads and other areas in Cherokee, NC. FEMA is working with the Eastern Band Cherokee Indian tribe and representatives from the State of North Carolina to provide services to the tribe and its' residents affected by severe storms in January. This is the first time that a Federally recognized Native American tribe was able to apply for direct assistance from FEMA. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA - Location: Cherokee, NC
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