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The Oglala Sioux Tribe is working with JEO Consulting Group to update their Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP). A hazard mitigation plan is a community-guided document that identifies vulnerability to hazards and mitigation projects to reduce or eliminate this vulnerability. Having an approved and updated plan enables your community to be stronger and more resilient by:

  1. Reducing your community’s risk and impacts from disasters,
  2. Gaining eligibility for pre- and post-disaster mitigation grants, and
  3. Building partnerships within your community.

Community members, schools, fire departments, hospitals, and other jurisdictions within the community are invited to participate in this process by attending meetings and providing information for the plan. Additional information will be posted here as the planning process progresses.

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Hazard Mitigation Plan Status

The Oglala Sioux Tribe and Oglala Lakota County Hazard Mitigation Plan has been submitted to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for approval. 

The submitted draft HMP is available here for review. 

OST and OLC HMP - submitted for review

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

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Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey

Local input is a critical component to a Hazard Mitigation Plan. Residents and stakeholders in the Pine Ridge Reservation and Oglala Lakota County were encouraged to fill out a public engagement survey to help craft the HMP. A copy of the survey is linked below for reference: 

OST and OLC HMP Public Engagement Survey

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