Flood Disaster Aid Approaches $10 Million In SD
October 26, 2011, 6:36 AM
PIERRE, SD -
The amount of disaster aid and loans doled out to South Dakota flood victims is approaching $10 million.
Ron Roth with the Federal Emergency Management Agency says about 1,750 property and business owners in Hughes, Stanley, Charles Mix, Union and Yankton counties applied for disaster assistance by Monday's deadline.
So far, $4.1 million in FEMA assistance and $5.4 million in Small Business Administration disaster loans have been approved. Roth says those numbers will rise as more applicants are awarded funds.
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