June 4 Is Last Day For Wellington Mobile Disaster Recovery Center

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June 4, 2008
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DENVER, Co. -- The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Wellington will cease operations when it closes at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 4. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Colorado Division of Emergency Management (CDEM) have coordinated services at the center located at 3800 Wilson Ave. since Saturday, May 31.

The center, which will remain open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. until Wednesday evening, provides opportunities for residents and businesses affected by disaster to meet face-to-face with representatives from federal agencies and find answers to questions about the recovery process.

Individuals in Larimer and Weld counties can still register for assistance by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for those who have hearing or speech impairments. FEMA operators are available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week, until further notice.  Registration can also be completed online at www.fema.gov.

Two Disaster Recovery Centers remain in operation in Colorado from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily until further notice. Locations are below.

  • Windsor: High school gymnasium, 1100 W. Main 
  • Gilcrest: High school parking lot (next to Hwy 85 by the swimming pool by the gym), 1001 Birch

Representatives of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are at the centers to meet individually with residents and business owners to answer questions about the SBA disaster loan program, help them complete their disaster loan applications and accept their completed applications.  Anyone not able to visit a center may call 1-800-659-2955 or visit the SBA web site at www.sba.gov/services/disasterassistance.

FEMA coordinates the Federal government's role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made, including acts of terrorism.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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