News Releases for South Dakota Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes (DR-1280)

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Tuesday, August 31, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Disaster assistance for residents of the Pine Ridge Reservation has reached more than $2 million, according to disaster officials. The assistance comes from a variety of federal...
Tuesday, August 31, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Grants are now being distributed for emergency expenses and for repairing damage to the public infrastructure caused by the June tornadoes on the Pine Ridge Reservation. As of...
Monday, August 30, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The State of South Dakota has approved more than $329,000 in grants for 200 households on the Pine Ridge Reservation. As part of the tornado recovery effort, the State activated a...
Tuesday, August 24, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The Crisis Counseling Program on the Pine Ridge Reservation has been successful due to the combined efforts of federal, state, tribal and volunteer agencies working together for...
Wednesday, August 18, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Disaster assistance for survivors of the early June storms that struck the Pine Ridge Reservation has reached more than $1.7 million, according to the latest statistics. A...
Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- When the tornadoes hit the Pine Ridge Reservation it set off a chain of events that changed the lives of nearly everyone on the Reservation. In the case of Del Brewer, an enrolled...
Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 00:00
» Free Publication With Construction Plans And Cost Estimates Available RAPID CITY, S.D. -- In the wake of the deadly tornado that struck Salt Lake City today, disaster recovery officials in South...
Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The recovery effort on the Pine Ridge Reservation continues as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of South Dakota have together activated the Individual...
Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Although the application period for federal assistance has expired, individuals can still call the FEMA Helpline regarding questions on disaster aid. "If you have registered for...
Friday, August 6, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Disaster assistance has reached $1,251,903 for survivors of the early June tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that the Pine Ridge Reservation suffered. Disaster Assistance...
Monday, August 2, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Residents of the Pine Ridge Reservation who suffered losses because of the tornadoes, severe storms and flooding of June 4 and 5 have only one week to register for federal and...
Friday, July 30, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The Wal-Mart Corporation has donated the use of five tractor-trailers to store donations coming into the Pine Ridge Reservation for survivors of the June 4 and 5 storms and...
Friday, July 30, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) praised Oglala Sioux tribal officials for providing an estimated 36,000 meals to victims of the tornadoes, severe...
Thursday, July 29, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Six weeks after President Clinton declared Shannon County and the Pine Ridge Reservation a federal disaster area, more than one million dollars has been issued to residents...
Friday, July 23, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Disaster assistance has reached close to one million dollars for disaster victims of the early June storms, flooding and tornadoes that hit the Pine Ridge Reservation. Total...
Tuesday, July 20, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are urging recipients of Disaster Housing checks to be sure that the checks are used as intended. "If an applicant...
Tuesday, July 20, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with state disaster recovery officials, praised the ongoing efforts of those who responded to the immediate needs of disaster...
Monday, July 19, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Disaster assistance, totaling more than $888,079, continues to flow to disaster victims of the June 4-5 tornadoes. The assistance is in the form of disaster housing and SBA...
Wednesday, July 14, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Oglala Sioux Tribe members, representatives from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Services and federal disaster officials, held a groundbreaking ceremony July 14, in...
Monday, July 12, 1999 - 00:00
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Even though the tornadoes have passed, and rebuilding is under way, many people continue to ride an emotional wave. In some cases, basic survival is a challenge. For residents of...

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