Disaster Recovery Center to Open Monday in Fort Kent

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Release date: 
May 10, 2008
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Augusta, Maine - Officials from Maine Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Aroostook County to assist individuals and business owners impacted by the flooding that occurred beginning April 28. The center will be at:

Fort Kent Disaster Recovery Center
416 W. Main St.
Fort Kent
Opening: Monday, May 12
Hours: Mon. - Sat., 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Additional Disaster Recovery Center locations will be announced as sites are determined.

Those affected are asked to first register for assistance by calling toll-free 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Registration can also be done online at www.fema.gov.

Disaster Recovery Centers will be staffed with recovery specialists who are available to assist individuals and businesses from the declared counties with follow-up questions about their application. Representatives from FEMA, MEMA, voluntary agencies and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be on hand. In addition, written materials describing the various assistance programs and mitigation plans outlining how to reduce damage from future disasters will also be made available.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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