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By Tim Leeds 

Governments start disaster assistance process


Representatives of city, county and tribal governments and qualifying non-profit groups started the process Tuesday of applying for federal assistance in recovering from flooding.

Officials with possible eligible damage met with state Disaster and Emergency Services and Federal Emergency Management Agency representatives in Havre Tuesday to begin the process.

President Barack Obama declared June 17 a federal major disaster in Montana for flooding starting April 4, making the 31 counties and four Indian reservations included in the declaration eligible for federal disaster assistance.


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