S.D. Office of Emergency Management and FEMA Encourage Flood Preparedness

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Release date: 
January 18, 2011
Release Number: 
R8-11-002

DENVER -- Local, state and federal representatives will hold town hall meetings in eight South Dakota communities January 31-February 9 to help citizens learn more about the flood outlook, flood insurance, and flood preparation. The meetings are open to the public and will provide residents and businesses an opportunity to learn more about what they can do now to prepare for potential flooding.

The town hall schedule is as follows:

January 31                  
Sioux Falls
Oyate Community Center, 5:30- 8:00 p.m.
2421 W. 15th St.

February 1                  
Yankton
Fire Station #2, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
201 W. 23rd Street

February 2                  
Watertown
Codington County Extension Bldg., 7:00- 9:00 p.m.                                    
1910 West Kemp Avenue
 
February 3                  
Aberdeen, SD  
Brown County Community Room, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
25 Market Street

February 4                
Mitchell  
City Hall- Council Chambers, 2:00 -4:00 p.m.
612 North Main

February 7      
Rapid City
Journey Museum, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
222 New York Street

February 8                  
Fort Pierre
Community Youth & Involved Center,7:00-9:00 p.m.
19 East Main Street

February 9                  
Brookings
City Hall Community Room, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
311 3rd Avenue

FEMA leads and supports the nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation, to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters.

Last Updated: 
July 19, 2012 - 23:02
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