WAITING FOR FEMA FUNDS? APPLY FOR FUND ADVANCE!
This program allows applicants, currently participating in one of the four Presidentially declared disasters from 2019, the opportunity to apply for funding advances. The approved applicants can use the advances to assist with recovery efforts to repair their damaged infrastructure prior to receiving FEMA funds.
For more information about the Infrastructure Disaster Recovery Program or to obtain an application, contact the South Dakota Department of Public Safety - Office of Emergency Management at 605-773-3231 or visit our website at:
TOO MUCH WATER
When faced with this issue:
- Document areas where roads are flooded and damaged. Do this on a plat map and be specific as to what the damage is, ie: culvert out, road washed out, how long a stretch of road is affected.
- Get this information to your county emergency management person ASAP so they know what all the issues are and can ultimately get the information to the state office.
- Documenting the dates, amount of rain, and taking pictures.
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