Kenmare, Sherwood Recovery Centers Open, Three Others to Close

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Release date: 
August 8, 2011
Release Number: 
1981-041

BISMARCK, N.D. - Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) providing assistance to those impacted by spring floods will reopen in Kenmare and Sherwood this week.

The Kenmare DRC opens at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Kenmare High School, 300 Seventh Avenue NE, and will stay in operation through Aug. 13.

The Sherwood DRC opens at 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 12, in the Sherwood City Hall, 204 Main Street, and will remain open through Aug. 18.

DRCs closing at 7 p.m. include the following locations and dates:

  • Aug. 09: Devils Lake (reopens Aug. 23-26)
  • Aug. 10: Velva
  • Aug. 12: Wahpeton (reopens Aug. 23-29)

DRCs are open Mon.– Sat. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and closed on Sundays.

DRCs are open to provide disaster assistance to North Dakota residents who have been affected by the spring flooding. They are open for residents who like to speak one-on-one to recovery representatives. However, it’s not necessary to visit a center to receive disaster assistance. The fastest way to register is by calling 1-800-621-3362 (TTY 1-800-462-7585) between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. (CDT) daily or going online at www.fema.gov or www.disasterassistance.gov, or by smart phone at m.fema.gov.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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