Disaster Recovery Teams to Visit Damage Affected Counties

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Release date: 
June 19, 1999
Release Number: 
1279-10

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Disaster recovery teams will visit 17 cities in North Dakota over the next three weeks to provide information to individuals who have been affected by this spring's severe weather. The teams will visit Belcourt, Bismarck, Bottineau, Cavalier, Fargo, Fort Totten, Fort Yates, Garrison, Jamestown, Minnewaukan, Minot, New Town, Northwood, Oakes, Rolette, Rugby, and Valley City.

The teams will work out of temporary offices set up as Disaster Recovery Centers and will be staffed by officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the North Dakota Department of Human Services, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as well as other state agencies. The Centers will provide information, answers to questions, and written materials about various assistance programs available to residents and business owners who suffered property damage or losses as a result of severe storms, flooding, snow and ice, ground saturation, landslides, mudslides and tornadoes.

The centers will operate from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The location and schedule of the Disaster Recovery Centers is as follows:

Jamestown June 21,22,23
Law Enforcement Center (Lower Level)
205 6th Street SE

Rugby June 21,22,23
138 South Main Avenue

Belcourt June 21,22,23
Jollies Mall
Highway 5

Valley City June 24,25,26
Courthouse (OPS room in basement)
230 NW 4th Street

Bottineau June 24,25,26
Courthouse Conference Room
314 West 5th Street

Cavalier/Mountain June 24,25,26
Mountain Chalet Cafe

Minot June 28,29,30
Courthouse (Ex-Serviceman's Rm)
315 3rd Street SE
(Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

Fargo June 28,29,30
(To be determined)

New Town July 1,2,3
Fort Berthold Community College
220 8th Avenue North

Fort Totten June 28,29,30
Community Building
Main Street

Minnewaukan July 1,2,3
1st American Bank Basement
Main Street & B Avenue

Northwood July 1,2,3
(To be determined)

Oakes July 5,6,7
National Guard Armory
124 South 5th Street

Garrison July 5,6,7
Senior Citizen Center
#1 West Central

Rolette July 5,6,7
Memorial Hall
503 2nd Avenue

Belcourt July 8,9,10
Jollies Mall
Highway 5

Bismarck July 8,9
Bismarck Public Library
515 North 5th Street

Fort Yates July 9,10,12
Sitting Bull College Auditorium
Highway 24 East

Federal Coordinating Officer Lesli A. Rucker joined State Coordinating Officer Adjutant Gen. Keith D. Bjerke in encouraging individuals affected by the disaster to visit the center in their area. "There are many programs available for homeowners, renters and businesses," explained Rucker. "This is a great opportunity for individuals to sit down with these different agencies and get all of their...

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