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Event Type Water Shortages  Date Time 2019-03-28 19:29:00 
Country US  City Pierre, SD 
Latitude 44.367  Longitude -100.354 
URL https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-03-29/native-american-issues/sd-flooding-causes-food-water-shortage-on-indian-reservations/a65942-1     
[publicnewsservice.org] SOUTH DAKOTA - SD Flooding Causes Food Water Shortage On Indian Reservations

"Flooding that began in the Midwest two weeks ago continues to affect the 20,000 residents who live on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwest South Dakota."

"Governor Kristi Noem has already sent National Guard soldiers to the reservation to help distribute drinking water. Tribal officials estimate water supplies for as many as eight-thousand people were disrupted and at least three people with medical problems died before ambulances slowed by floodwaters could get to them."

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