Disaster Recovery Center In Fond Du Lac To Close Friday

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Release date: 
July 1, 2004
Release Number: 
1526-015

The joint FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center operating in Fond du Lac will permanently close at 7 p.m. Friday, July 2.

Those affected by the disaster who still have questions about assistance or low-interest disaster loans can call the toll-free application line – 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) – or visit one of the Disaster Recovery Centers that is still operating. The number for those with hearing or speech impairment is 1-800-462-7585. Disaster Recovery Centers have been open in several disaster-declared areas to offer disaster victims an opportunity to meet face-to-face with recovery specialists.

To assist people in filling out their loan applications, the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will open SBA workshops and continue to provide loan officers at the Jefferson and Kenosha locations, starting on Tuesday, July 6. A FEMA representative will also be on hand at the SBA workshops to answer any questions about disaster assistance programs. The SBA workshop operating hours are 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, until further notice, and they will be located at City of Jefferson Police Dept. Community Room, 425 Collins Road in Jefferson and Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th Street (at Highways 50 & 45) in Kenosha.

Disaster Recovery Center Schedule

Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday:

  • Oshkosh, South Park Middle School, 1551 Delaware Street
  • Randolph, Hutchinson Memorial Library, Community Room Lower Level, 228 North High Street

Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, July 5 and 6:

  • Port Washington, Auditorium in the Ozaukee County Administration Bldg., 121 West Main Street

DRCs Closing Friday, July 2, at 7 p.m;

  • Fond du Lac, University of Wisconsin in the Large Group Instruction Room at 400 University Drive
  • Jefferson, City of Jefferson Police Dept. Community Room, 425 Collins Road
    (On Thursday, this center’s hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m)
  • Kenosha, Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th Street (at Highways 50 & 45)

SBA Workshops, Opening Tuesday, July 6; 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday:

  • Jefferson, City of Jefferson Police Dept. Community Room, 425 Collins Road
  • Kenosha, Kenosha County Center, 19600 75th Street (at Highways 50 & 45)

On March 1, 2003, FEMA became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. FEMA's continuing mission within the new department is to lead the effort to prepare the nation for all hazards and effectively manage federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. FEMA also initiates proactive mitigation activities, trains first responders, and manages the National Flood Insurance Program and the U.S. Fire Administration.

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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