Bemidji And Crookston Recovery Centers Closing Saturday

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Release date: 
May 15, 2009
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MOORHEAD, Minn. -- The Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) in Bemidji and Crookston will close on Saturday, May 16 at 4 p.m. The Bemidji location will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) opening Monday, May 18.

The SBA DLOC in Bemidji will be at the same location that the FEMA MDRC occupied, until further notice:

Lakeside Service Center
505 Bemidji Avenue North
Bemidji, MN 56601
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For everyone affected by the flooding in Beltrami, Clay, Marshall, Norman, Polk, Traverse and Wilkin counties, federal registration and information is also only a toll-free phone call away at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or (TTY) 1-800-462-7585. Multilingual operators are available. Both numbers operate from 6 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week, until further notice. Information is also available anytime at

FEMA leads and supports the nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation, to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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