A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at noon in Ames on Tuesday, September 29, to give survivors from the August 10 severe storm options to submit documents for their disaster assistance application. The DRC will be open for a limited time and is staffed with FEMA personnel who can scan documents and quickly answer questions about disaster assistance programs. It will close permanently on Saturday, October 10 at 6 p.m.
The FEMA DRC is located at:
North River Valley Park
725 E 13th Street
Ames, IA 50010
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST, Close on Sunday.
Applicants do not have to visit a center to submit documents to FEMA—they can mail, fax or submit them online at DisasterAssistance.gov as well.
Applicants may register in the following ways: Go online to DisasterAssistance.gov. Download the FEMA Mobile App for smartphones. Call 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585) between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Central Time, seven days a week. Multilingual operators are available. If an individual cannot register online or by phone, registration at the DRC will be available.