Helena, Mont. – Thanks to a collaborative effort between The State of Montana and The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) the Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) at Fromberg Methodist Church in Carbon County will be extending its operating days until August 20, 2022.
The MDRC is located at 14 Montana Ave. Fromberg, MT 59029. Hours of operation through Saturday, August 13 are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and will change beginning Monday, August 15. New hours will be Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, August 20, will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, August 18 the DRC will close early and will only be operational between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The DRC currently located at Roosevelt High School in Red lodge will close August 12th. Please continue to check the DRC webpage for updates on DRC hours of operation and any location changes.
Survivors of June’s flooding and severe storms can still apply for FEMA assistance by phone online or mobile app. Survivors can also still apply in person at the Disaster Recovery Centers in Yellowstone County.
Disaster survivors have until August 29, 2022 to apply for FEMA assistance.
Several other Disaster Recovery Centers are operating in designated areas to help with applications and recovery information. To find the nearest center, go online to FEMA.gov/DRC or call 800-621-3362.
Homeowners and renters in Carbon, Park, Stillwater, and Yellowstone counties can apply for FEMA assistance online at disasterassistance.gov, by calling 800-621-3362 or by using the FEMA mobile app. If you use a relay service, such as video relay (VRS), captioned telephone or other service, give FEMA the number for that service.
FEMA financial assistance may include money for temporary housing, basic home repairs or other disaster-related needs such as childcare, transportation and medical, funeral or dental expenses.
For an accessible video on how to apply for FEMA assistance, go to youtube.com/watch?v=WZGpWI2RCNw.
If you have additional questions, contact the disaster assistance helpline at 800-621-3362 to speak with a representative or visit a disaster recovery center. To find a location near you, visit FEMA.gov/DRC.
Contact the FEMA Mitigation Helpline at 833-FEMA-4-US (833-336-2487) for information on resilient building practices. Mitigation specialists are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MDT. You can also email the team at FEMA-R8-Hmhelp@fema.dhs.gov.
For more information about FEMA’s support to Montana’s flooding and severe storms recovery, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4655. Follow the FEMA Region 8 Twitter account at https://twitter.com/femaregion8.