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By Tim Leeds 

Region prepares to work with FEMA on flood damage

 


With President Barack Obama declaring on Friday a major national disaster in Montana due to the widespread flooding, officials in the region are preparing for the next phase — to work with the federal disaster agency to evaluate the damage, list projects and prepare worksheets to get help paying for those projects.

Joe Parenteau, Hill County disaster and emergency services coordinator, said today the Federal Emergency Management Agency will assemble teams to come to each county and reservation included in the disaster declaration.

That list also could expand if additional flooding occur...



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