South Dakota Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow (DR-1759)

Incident period: May 1, 2008 to May 2, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 22, 2008

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May 22, 2008
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration for South Dakota. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
May 22, 2008
News Release
WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for South Dakota to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storm and record and near record snow during the period of May 1-2, 2008.
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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • South Dakota, FEMA-1759-DR (PDF 37KB)
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