Disaster Alert: Winter Storms/Flooding in Arizona and South Dakota

Disaster Alert

Arizona – A winter storm and flooding affected several counties throughout the state and caused power outages to thousands of local residents on Saturday. Hundreds of residents evacuated from their homes. The Governor issued a State of Emergency for 10 counties. The Grand Canyon Chapter deployed a Disaster Action Team (DAT), opened 4 shelters and provided Mass Care (MC) for shelter residents.

South Dakota – A winter storm that affected many areas throughout the state caused power outages to thousands of residents on Friday and Saturday. The Black Hills Area Chapter deployed a DAT, opened a shelter, provided MC and bulk distribution for the affected-area residents. All other chapters stand ready to provide assistance as needed to affected-area residents.

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