President Obama Signs Disaster Declaration for the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

 


WASHINGTON—The President Friday declared a major disaster exists for the Oglala Sioux Tribe of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and ordered federal aid to supplement the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s efforts in the area affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of May 8-29, 2015.

Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.

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