BISMARCK, N.D. — Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) providing disaster assistance information to North Dakotans affected by spring flooding will close at 2 p.m. on Saturdays beginning August 27.
DRCs affected include:
- Bismarck: Bank of North Dakota, 1200 Memorial Highway
- Minot: Ward County Courthouse, 315 Third St. SE
DRCs will be open Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and will be closed on Sundays.
The DRCs are available for residents who like to speak one-on-one to recovery representatives. However, it is not necessary to visit a center to receive disaster assistance. State and federal officials encourage those affected by the disaster to register for assistance immediately by calling: 800-621-3362 (also applies for VRS and 711-Relay users) or TTY 1-800-462-7585. The toll-free line is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT. Individuals may also register for disaster assistance at www.fema.gov or www.disasterassistance.gov or by smart phone at m.fema.gov.