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Members of the Hopi Emergency Response Team (HERT) who monitored, mitigated and provided recovery from the recent flood disaster were Felicia Yaiva, Kerri Shebola,Velta Honanie, Edison Tu’tsi, Rose Tenakhongva, Marissa Tenakhongva, Ruthena Lomayaktewa, Ernestine Dashee, Paul Saufkie, Roger Tungovia and Emma LarraGuiterrez.

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Hopi Tribe continues to recover from flooding

Final cost estimates from disaster relief efforts total over $300,000

POLACCA, Ariz. - It has been just over two weeks since the Hopi Tribe formally declared a state of emergency for residents of First Mesa because of excessive flooding caused by torrential rains in residential, farming and graveyard areas in the Polacca area.