South Dakota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation (EM-3234)
Incident period: September 6, 2005 to October 1, 2005
Emergency Declaration declared on September 10, 2005
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
October 8, 2005
Denver, Colo. -- Evacuees from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita who are living in South Dakota and cannot return home yet can still have their homes inspected, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Hurricane evacuees who have registered with FEMA will be contacted by inspectors to set up an inspection date and time. If evacuees are unable to return home, they can designate an authorized person to be present during the inspection.
September 10, 2005
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary for Homeland Security and head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available to South Dakota to supplement its efforts to assist evacuees from areas struck by Hurricane Katrina.