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South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, And Flooding (DR-4440)

Incident Period: March 13, 2019 - April 26, 2019
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 07, 2019

Individual Assistance Applications
Approved: 274

Total Individual & Households Program
Dollars Approved: $647,433.75

Designated Counties (Individual Assistance):

Bennett, Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, Dewey, Hutchinson, Jackson, Mellette, Minnehaha, Oglala Lakota, Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation, Rosebud Indian Reservation, Todd, Turner, Yankton, Ziebach

Additional Resource Pages:

Disaster Recovery Center

Hours of Operation are Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time. 


Mobile Disaster Recovery Center

Lake Andes (Charles Mix County) Mobile DRC
Open Through July 19
County 4-H Building
100 School St., Lake Andes, SD 57356

Turner County
Open July 15-18 (Monday-Thursday)
Viborg City Hall
110 N. Main St., Viborg.

Hutchinson County
July 22-25 (Monday-Thursday)
County Court House
140 Euclid St., Olivet.


Disaster Recovery Centers

Cheyenne River DRC
Cheyenne River Reservation Cultural Preservation Center
98 S. Willow Street
Eagle Butte, SD 57625

Pine Ridge DRC
Billy Mills Building
85 E. Main St.
Pine Ridge, S.D.

Rosebud DRC
Rosebud Veterans Building
200 Akicita St.
Rosebud, S.D. 57570

Sioux Falls DRC

Closing July 13, 2019
Southeast Technical Institute
2000 N. Career Ave.
Ed Wood Center, Room 205
Sioux Falls, S.D. 57107

Yankton DRC

Closing July 13, 2019
Yankton County EM Building
807 Capital Street
(park and enter from Douglas street)
Yankton, S.D. 57078


Homeowners, renters and businesses should register for disaster assistance before visiting a recovery center. There are several ways to register:

  • Go online to or (for Spanish).
  • Use the FEMA mobile app in English or Spanish.
  • Call the disaster assistance helpline at 800-621-FEMA (3362) or 800-462-7585 (TTY) anytime from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. local time seven days a week until further notice. Multilingual operators are available.

All recovery centers are accessible to people with disabilities. Centers have assistive technology to aid in communication. Survivors may follow these links to access informational videos in ASL:

The South Dakota counties now designated for Individual Assistance are: Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Hutchinson, Minnehaha, and Yankton; the Pine Ridge Reservation to include the counties of Oglala Lakota, Jackson, and Bennett; the Rosebud Reservation to include the counties of Mellette and Todd; and the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation to include the counties of Dewey and Ziebach.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved


Total Individual & Households Program (IHP) - Dollars Approved*


Total Housing Assistance (HA) - Dollars Approved*


Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved*


Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved*

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

If and when public assistance obligated dollar information is available for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

* Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

Learn more about FEMA Disaster definitions. Information is updated every 24 hours.

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Last Updated: 2019-06-08 04:00