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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...
August 24, 2015
DENVER – State and federal officials have scheduled meetings with local governments and other entities in Adams, Boulder, Park and Denver Counties to help them apply for federal assistance for this...
August 14, 2015
PINE RIDGE, S.D. – The Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are establishing a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) for individuals who experience damage during the severe...
August 13, 2015
DENVER – Local governments in Adams, Boulder, and Park Counties and the City and County of Denver are now eligible to receive federal assistance for some of their costs incurred during this spring’s...
August 10, 2015
CHEYENNE, WYO. – Starting this Saturday (August 15), the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located in Lusk will be closed on weekends. The center will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday...
August 7, 2015
DENVER – Today, the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) submitted a request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the designation of additional...