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Nov. 21 Disaster Assistance Deadline Approaches

Release date: 
November 14, 2011
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BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakotans with flood-related damages to their homes, vehicles, personal property or businesses have approximately a week remaining – until Monday, Nov. 21 – to register for two types of disaster assistance. The programs include:

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Assistance
  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loans

State and federal officials encourage residents affected by the 2011 flooding to register for assistance immediately by calling: 800-621-3362 (also applies for VRS and 711-Relay users) or TTY 800-462-7585. The toll-free line is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. CST. Individuals may also register for disaster assistance at or with a smart phone at

Information about SBA loans is available through SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center by calling 800-659-2955, emailing, or visiting SBA’s Web site at Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals may call TTY 800-877-8339. Applicants may also apply for SBA loans online at SBA’s secure Web site at

Disaster officials remind residents that even if they have already repaired flood damage to their homes, disaster assistance may be available to help pay those repair costs. Residents should keep receipts to document any repairs they have made.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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