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FNS Disaster Assistance

South Dakota Disaster Nutrition Assistance

Incident: Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding

When: Began March 9, 2019 

Food Distribution Programs
  • USDA Foods have been utilized for congregate feeding on the Oglala Sioux Reservation at Pine Ridge/Wanblee.
  • On April 5, FNS approved a disaster household distribution program for the Pine Ridge/Oglala Sioux Tribe for USDA Foods distributed to approximately 60 tribal households from March 26-29, 2019. Packages contained from 11-14 pounds of USDA Foods.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs (SNAP)

State agencies are responsible for requesting and operating the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP). For more information, visit the state’s website or call the state’s SNAP hotline at 1-877-999-5612. For questions related to your Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, call 1-800-604-5099.


If you think you may be eligible for disaster food assistance in your state, please contact your local state office.