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August 5, 2016
PINE RIDGE, S.D. – August 7 will mark one year since President Obama’s disaster declaration for the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, kicking off the largest housing effort in the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s...
May 9, 2016
PINE RIDGE, S.D. – Recovery efforts continue in the aftermath of severe storms and flooding that struck the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation last spring.  In the nine months since President Obama’s...
March 29, 2016
PINE RIDGE, S.D. – A major milestone has been reached in the recovery from the May 2015 storms on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, as the 100th new manufactured home was recently provided to a...
March 22, 2016
Bringing to light the disaster recovery needs of the Oglala Lakota Sioux tribe was the focus of a summit hosted by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) and the South Dakota Voluntary...
February 9, 2016
PINE RIDGE, S.D. – For six months, FEMA has had a continued presence on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, supporting the Oglala Sioux Tribe in response and recovery efforts following a series of...
February 9, 2016
PINE RIDGE, S.D. – Recovery efforts continue in the aftermath of severe storms and flooding that struck the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation last spring.  In the six months since President Obama’s...
January 6, 2016
PIERRE, SD – The South Dakota Office of Emergency Management (SDOEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that more than $3.4 million in disaster aid has been approved...
September 25, 2015
PINE RIDGE, S.D. – The Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are reminding those impacted by the May 8-29 storms that the deadline to register for disaster assistance...
September 18, 2015
PINE RIDGE, S.D. – The Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are announcing an additional stop for the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) for individuals who experienced...
September 3, 2015
PINE RIDGE, S.D. – The Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are announcing a second round of stops for Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) for individuals who experienced...