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DENVER, CO – FEMA has approved more than $1.19 million to reimburse the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks for repairs to the Newell Lake Dam after severe storms and flooding damaged the facility during the summer of 2019.  The storms caused significant erosion to the Newell Lake earthen dam embankment and spillway creating an immediate threat to the health and safety of the general public.

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South Dakota; FEMA-4463-DR

Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4463-DR; South Dakota as a result of Severe Storms and Flooding during the period of March 13 to April 26, 2019.