FEMA is working with the Eastern Band Cherokee Indian Tribe

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Cherokee, N.C., March 19, 2013 --Jesse Zimmerman, a FEMA videographer, interviews Glen Sachtlben, a FEMA Region IV IMAT Leader about the role FEMA is playing in the recovery efforts being provided in  Cherokee, NC. FEMA is working with the  Eastern Band Cherokee Indian (EBCI) tribe and representatives from the State of North Carolina to provide services to the tribe and its' residents affected by severe storms in January.  This is the first time that a Federally recognized Native American tribe was able to apply for direct assistance from FEMA.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA
Cherokee, N.C., March 19, 2013 --Jesse Zimmerman, a FEMA videographer, interviews Glen Sachtlben, a FEMA Region IV IMAT Leader about the role FEMA is playing in the recovery efforts being provided in Cherokee, NC. FEMA is working with the Eastern Band Cherokee Indian (EBCI) tribe and representatives from the State of North Carolina to provide services to the tribe and its' residents affected by severe storms in January. This is the first time that a Federally recognized Native American tribe was able to apply for direct assistance from FEMA. Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA - Location: Cherokee, NC
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