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July 18, 2019
PIERRE, SD – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will close the disaster recovery center on the Cheyenne River Reservation at 6 p.m Mountain time Wednesday, July 24...
July 16, 2019
PIERRE, S.D. – State and federal disaster assistance is bringing needed financial help to homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damage or loss as a result of the severe storms and...
July 9, 2019
PIERRE, SD – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will close two disaster recovery centers at 6 p.m Central time this Saturday, July 13. The facilities ceasing...
July 8, 2019
PIERRE, S.D. – One month after President Donald J. Trump approved a major disaster declaration for South Dakota because of severe winter storms and flooding, federal agencies have provided nearly $1....
June 28, 2019
PIERRE, SD – Disaster Recovery Centers opened by the State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. The...
June 27, 2019
PIERRE, S.D. – If you applied for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency because of the severe storms/flooding earlier this year and received a letter or text message saying...
June 26, 2019
PIERRE, S.D. – Farmers and ranchers, employees and self-employed individuals in 16 counties and reservations across South Dakota who are unable to work as a result of the severe winter storms and...
June 25, 2019
PIERRE, S.D. – Homeowners, renters and business owners in Turner County may now apply for federal disaster assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from the severe winter...
June 25, 2019
Pierre, S.D. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is now hiring for full-time, temporary jobs to help communities recover from the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April...
June 24, 2019
PIERRE, S.D. – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have opened a disaster recovery center on the Cheyenne River Reservation to offer in-person support to individuals...
June 22, 2019
PIERRE, SD – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are sending mobile Disaster Recovery Centers to five counties across the state to offer in-person support to...
June 21, 2019
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Reservation to supplement tribal recovery efforts in the areas...
June 21, 2019
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the Oglala Sioux Tribe...
June 19, 2019
DENVER – Montana recently welcomed the first member of its own FEMA Integration Team (FIT). FITs allow FEMA staff to be directly embedded with state emergency management agencies to provide improved...
June 18, 2019
PIERRE, SD – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have opened a disaster recovery center on the Rosebud Reservation to offer in-person support to individuals and...
June 17, 2019
PIERRE, SD – The State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have opened a disaster recovery center in Minnehaha County to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses...
June 13, 2019
PIERRE, SD – The State of South Dakota and FEMA have opened disaster recovery centers in Pine Ridge and Yankton to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses impacted by the severe winter...
June 12, 2019
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of North Dakota to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding from...
June 12, 2019
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of North...
June 11, 2019
PIERRE, SD – Housing inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are now out in South Dakota communities to help those impacted by severe storms and flooding from March 13 to April...