South Dakota Flooding (DR-1984)

Incident period: March 11, 2011 to July 22, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 13, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 24, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, SD -- Today is the last day for South Dakotans to file claims for disaster aid with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This is also the last day to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA) for physical damage from this year’s floods.
October 21, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- Monday, October 24, is the last day for South Dakotans to file claims for disaster aid with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), disaster officials announced today. Monday is also the last day to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA) for physical damage from this year’s floods. “We are down to the wire,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Gary Stanley of FEMA. “If you had any physical damage from the floods, or think you may, please register with us now. Let us see if we can help.”
October 20, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- State and federal disaster aid for individuals and households affected by South Dakota’s floods this year has topped $9 million, disaster officials said today. The figure includes $3.9 million in grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) targeted to households, and almost $5.4 million in low-interest disaster loans for households and businesses from the Small Business Administration. More than 1,700 households and businesses have registered for FEMA’s “Individual Assistance” program since it was made available on August 23.
October 17, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, SD -- There is just one week left for South Dakotans to file claims for disaster aid with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), disaster officials announced today. The last day to file for aid with FEMA is Monday, October 24th. “The window is closing soon,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Gary Stanley of FEMA. “Please check your furnace and everything else for flood damage, and register with us now if there is any chance you were affected. After next Monday, it’s too late.”
October 11, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- There are just two weeks left for South Dakotans to file claims for disaster aid with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), disaster officials announced today. The last day to file for aid with FEMA is Monday, October 24th. “Please register with us soon,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Gary Stanley of FEMA. “If you may have damage, or you may need a loan to repair or rebuild from flood damage, register now so that option is available.”
October 6, 2011
News Release
PIERRE, S.D. -- People who might have flood-related damage this winter – such as from frost heave, sinkholes or soil settling – should register for disaster assistance now, before the deadline, disaster officials said today.

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