Disaster recovery center opening

Residents whose homes were damaged as a result of September flooding and are unable to pay for repairs will be

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able to apply for financial help from the Federal Emergency Management Administration at 8600 Zane Ave. N, beginning Saturday, Dec. 17. The deadline for applications is Jan. 30, 2017.
Residents applying in person need to bring a Social Security number, the address of the damaged residence, a description of the damage, including pictures, if possible, insurance coverage information, a telephone number, a mailing address and bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of funds.
Applications can also be submitted over the phone by calling 1-800-621-3362 or online at disasterassistance.gov.
The center will be open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, It will be closed Dec. 24, 25, and 31, and Jan. 1, 2017.