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FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens In Yankton

Dec 2, 2019 | ,

(KVHT) – The State of South Dakota and FEMA have opened a disaster recovery center in Yankton to offer face-to-face support to individuals and businesses impacted by the tornadoes, severe storms and flooding from September 9th through the 26th. This follows the center previously opened in Madison with additional locations around the state to be announced later. The Yankton center is located in the County Emergency Management Building on Capitol Street and will be open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 6pm. Representatives from the State of South Dakota, FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and other organizations will be on hand to explain available assistance programs and help connect survivors with resources that best match their recovery needs. FEMA Hazard Mitigation specialists will also be available to provide advice on rebuilding to avoid damage from future disasters. Homeowners, renters, and businesses can register for disaster assistance before visiting a recovery center. The different ways to register include online at disasterassistance.gov, or by calling the disaster assistance helpline. The South Dakota areas now designated for Individual Assistance are: Brookings, Charles Mix, Davison, Hanson, Hutchinson, Lake, Lincoln, McCook, Minnehaha, Moody, and Yankton counties, as well as the Flandreau and Yankton Indian Reservations.

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