News and Media: Disaster 4440

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FEMA has approved $3.4 million in funding to the City of Yankton after flooding caused damage along Marne Creek in early 2019. The assistance was made available under a major disaster declaration issued June 7, 2019, after winter storms and flooding impacted communities across the state. FEMA has now provided more than $58 million in Public Assistance funds to the State of South Dakota for the disaster recovery effort.
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SIOUX FALLS – FEMA and the State of South Dakota have awarded more than $3.7 million in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds to four South Dakota cities for the purchase of flood prone properties and their removal from the floodplain. These acquisition projects will allow property owners to relocate away from high-risk flood areas and prevent damage from future flooding events.

The breakdown in Federal funds includes:

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SIOUX FALLS, SD – FEMA has approved $3.64 million to reimburse Sioux Valley Southwestern Electric Cooperative for repairs in the wake of a severe winter storm in 2019. High winds and heavy icing caused widespread damage to the electric cooperative’s equipment leaving nearly 10,000 customers in Lake, Minnehaha and Moody counties without power and damaging hundreds of poles, power lines, and other equipment.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – FEMA has awarded a $1.66 million grant to the City of Waubay, South Dakota for home acquisitions. The grant will fund the purchase of ten properties that have been impacted by repetitive flooding caused by closed-basin lakes in Day County. This project will allow property owners to relocate away from the flood hazard and prevent future damage.

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PDFs, Graphics & Multimedia

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Supplemental Environmental Assessment for Auld-Brokaw Trail Repair and Marne Creek Bank Stabilization, FEMA-DR-4440-SD, November 2022

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Final Environmental Assessment including FONSI signed 8/3/2022 for Auld-Brokaw Trail Repair and Marne Creek Bank Stabilization, FEMA-DR-4440-SD, August 2022

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Public Notice of Intent to Prepare an EA for Marne Creek, November 2021

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Draft Environmental Assessment for Auld-Brokaw Trail Repair and Marne Creek Bank Stabilization, FEMA-DR-4440-SD, June 2022

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South Dakota; FEMA-4440-DR

Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4440-DR; South Dakota as a result of a Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, and Flooding during the period of March 13 to April 26, 2019.