NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open on Monday, June 17, in Summit to assist individuals affected by the severe storm system that occurred May 24-27 in northern Arkansas. 

The center is located at the Marion County Fairgrounds. The address is 513 East Seawell Avenue, Summit, AR 72677.

Operations at the DRC will run daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Residents of Baxter, Benton, Boone, Fulton, Greene, Madison, Marion, and Randolph counties can meet with representatives of FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Arkansas Division of Emergency Management, and other anticipated state agencies. 

Individuals do not need an appointment to visit the DRC. 

The center will also be accessible to people with disabilities or access and functional needs and is equipped with assistive technology. If you need a reasonable accommodation or a sign language interpreter, please call (833) 285-7448 (Press 2 for Spanish). 

It is not required to visit the DRC to apply for assistance. You may also contact FEMA via phone at (800) 621-3362 between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Help is available in most languages. Assistance is also available online at or through the FEMA app.

Arkansans may also visit Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ website at for storm recovery information about county, state, and federal resources. 

The Arkansas Division of Emergency Management (ADEM) is the state’s homeland security and preparedness agency. The agency works to identify and lessen the effects of emergencies, disasters and threats to Arkansas by developing effective prevention, preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery actions for all disasters and emergencies. For additional information, contact ADEM at (501) 683-6700 or visit the website at

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