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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. – 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...
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...
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 8, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine...
August 8, 2015
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the members of the Oglala Sioux...
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...
August 3, 2015
CHEYENNE, WYO. – In less than two weeks, federal and state disaster assistance in the form of grants and low-interest loans for Wyoming families and individuals impacted by the May 24-June 6 severe...
July 30, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of South Dakota to...
July 30, 2015
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of South Dakota....
July 28, 2015
DENVER – The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have scheduled Preliminary Damage Assessments for several additional counties...
July 22, 2015
CHEYENNE, WYO. – Starting this Saturday (July 25), Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) established by the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security and FEMA will be operating under a new schedule.  The...