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Oct
20

Moapa Indian reservation still waiting for 2014 FEMA flood funding

More than 13 months later, the Moapa Band of Paiutes are still awaiting an overwhelming majority of its federal funding from the severe flooding in September 2014. The Federal Emergency Management Agency declared the area a major disaster in November 2014. Chairman Dobada says initial estimates at that time were $3.4 million.
Since that time FEMA has released $235,661.48 to Nevada for Moapa tribal expenses, amounting to about 7 percent of the initial estimate.

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