FEMA/State Open Additional Disaster Recovery Centers In Counties Recently Added To Disaster Declaration

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Release date: 
July 8, 2004
Release Number: 
1526-023

MADISON, Wis. -- Disaster Recovery Centers will open for two days in Dane and Grant Counties on Monday, July 12, at 10 a.m. to serve victims of the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that began May 19, 2004, announced disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM).

After individuals have applied for federal disaster assistance by calling 1-800-621-3362 (TTY 1-800-462-7585), they can visit the Disaster Recovery Centers to ask any disaster-related questions, receive more specific information on federal, state and voluntary recovery programs, check on the status of their applications and receive help filling out their U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loan applications. Personnel at the centers can also provide information on cost-effective measures for reducing the risk of damage in future tornadoes and flooding.

Disaster Recovery Centers Open Monday, July 12, and Tuesday, July 13:

Dane County
Town of Madison Town Hall
2120 Fish Hatchery Road
Madison
Hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Closes: COB Tuesday, July 13

Grant County
Grant County Law Enforcement Center
(Lower Level)
1000 N. Adams St.
Lancaster
Hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Closes: COB Tuesday, July 13

These currently operating Disaster Recovery Centers will close COB Saturday, July 10

Adams County
Adams County Courthouse, 402 Main Street
Friendship
Hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Closes: COB Saturday, July 10

Crawford County
Prairie du Chien Township Hall (Across from Cabela’s), 33890 State Highway 35
Prairie du Chien
Hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Closes: COB Saturday, July 10

Green Lake County
Berlin High School, 222 Memorial Drive
Berlin
Hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Closes: COB Saturday, July 10

Milwaukee County
Eastbrook Church, 5345 N. Green Bay Ave.
Milwaukee
Hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Closes: COB Saturday, July 10

Vernon County
Erlandson Office Building (Basement of Conference Center),
E7410 County Road BB
Viroqua
Hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Closes: COB Saturday, July 10

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 Citizen Corps, the National Flood Insurance Program and the U.S. Fire Administration.

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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