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September 1, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- Some South Dakotans are missing out on federal disaster aid because they think they have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency but they have not.
August 31, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- Repairing or cleaning up a home after a disaster can be a daunting task. But with the right information, homeowners can clean up safely and build back smarter and stronger.
August 30, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center for people affected by this year's floods will open in North Sioux City on Wednesday. "The key is to first register with FEMA," said Mark Neveau, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's operation in South Dakota. "Then come to the Disaster Recovery Center to meet face to face with people who can help you fill out an application for a loan from the Small Business Administration, plan how to rebuild more safely, check on the status of your case and find out about a wide variety of other aid."
August 29, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- In an effort to help people recover from severe storms and flooding March 11 to July 22, 2011, housing inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are contacting residents in Charles Mix, Hughes, Stanley and Union counties. People who were affected by the floods in those counties must first register with FEMA to be considered eligible for federal disaster assistance and before an inspector comes. There are four ways to register:
August 29, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- A federal/state Disaster Recovery Center for people affected by this year's floods will open at the Pierre Mall on Tuesday. "Register with FEMA first," said Mark Neveau, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency&'s operation in South Dakota. "Then come to the Disaster Recovery Center for information, for personal help with things like filling out the application for a loan from the Small Business Administration, to check on the status of your case or to see what other aid might be available."
August 26, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- South Dakota residents who need disaster aid because of the recent floods are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency now, before Hurricane Irene hits the East Coast. "If a large population gets hit, it could cause a huge surge in calls on our registration line," said FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Mark Neveau. "The online system should still be available, but it sure makes sense to spend 20 to 30 minutes now ahead of what could be a heavy demand."
August 25, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- Here are some tips from officials to assure quick delivery of state and federal disaster assistance to residents of South Dakota's declared counties who suffered property losses in the flooding from March 11 through July 22.
August 24, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice
August 23, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced that Individual Assistance disaster funds are now available to residents and businesses in Charles Mix, Hughes, Stanley and Union counties for damages caused by flooding March 11 through July 22, 2011.
August 12, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- Homeowners and business owners with damage from flooding who possess flood insurance should file a claim now, according to disaster officials. "The sooner you file, the sooner you are likely to get paid," said Federal Coordinating Officer Mark Neveau of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which runs the National Flood Insurance Program. "There is a process to go through, and the sooner people start that process the better."

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