Recovery Centers Continue to Help Flood Survivors

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Release date: 
July 15, 2011
Release Number: 
1981-024

BISMARCK, N.D. – To help North Dakotans recover from this year’s massive flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will continue to operate Disaster Recovery Centers throughout the counties eligible for individual assistance.

Centers soon closing:

  • Kenmare High School, 300 Seventh Ave. NE
    Hours 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
    Closes 7 p.m. July 16
  • Velva City Hall, 101 First St. W
    Hours 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
    9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday July 17
    Closes 7 p.m. July 18

Centers soon opening:

  • Berthold High School, 401 Fourth Ave. NE
    Hours 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Daily except Sunday
    Opens July 19
  • Sherwood City Hall, 204 Main St.
    Hours 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Daily except Sunday
    Opens July 20

Centers in Minot and Bismarck will remain in operation until further notice. Their schedule:

  • Minot State University
    MSU Student Center
    500 University Ave. W
    8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday
    9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday July 17
  • Minot City Auditorium
    420 Third Ave. SW
    8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday
    9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday July 17
  • Bank of North Dakota
    1200 Memorial Highway
    Bismarck
    7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday
    9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday July 17

Starting July 24, all recovery centers will be closed on Sunday.

Representatives from FEMA housing and individual assistance programs will be available to receive help with individual applications. FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about cost-effective rebuilding and repair techniques to reduce property damage in future disasters.

Customer service representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be available to homeowners, renters and businesses to answer questions about the SBA disaster loan program and assist with disaster loan applications. Others who may be represented at the centers include the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and state agencies.

Residents who plan to visit a recovery center are urged to register for assistance before their visit. To register with FEMA, call 1-800-621-3362 (TTY 1-800-462-7585) between 6 a.m. and midnight, or go online to www.fema.gov or www.disasterassistance.gov. Individuals may also register by smart phone at m.fema.gov.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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