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State's request for disaster declaration approved


Governor Kristi Noem announced that President Trump has approved the State’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration. This will allow federal money to be used to help citizens and local governmental entities recover from property damage sustained during the statewide winter weather and flooding this spring.

The President signed the declaration late on June 7, 2019. The state made the request May 22, 2019.

“This is great news for our state as it means that those still recovering from the severe weather will get much needed assistance,” said Noem. “We thank the President for...

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