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.
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.”
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.
Individual Assistance - Dollars ApprovedIndividual Assistance Definitions
Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.
Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.
Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.
|Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved:||Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved*||Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved*||Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*|
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards
*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
|Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated*||Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated*||Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*|
Preliminary Damage Assessment
- South Dakota, FEMA-1984-DR (PDF 18KB)