Cape Girardeau Mobile Disaster Recovery Center to Close June 18; Will Relocate to Bollinger County

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Release date: 
June 16, 2011
Release Number: 
1980-058

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the closing of the Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) in Cape Girardeau at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 2011.

Storm survivors in the Cape Girardeau area who have questions about their applications for disaster aid are urged to visit the MDRC located at the Shawnee Park Center, 835 S. West End Blvd., until 6 p.m., June 18.

The MDRC will then reopen for three days in Bollinger County on Monday, June 20, at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Family Life Center (separate building behind the church), 502 Broadway St., in Marble Hill. The hours of operation will be Monday, June 20, from 1 to 6 p.m., and June 21 and 22, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The MDRC will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22.

Personnel from FEMA and the U .S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be on hand to meet with storm survivors face-to-face to answer any disaster assistance questions, and to help applicants complete their SBA disaster loan applications.

Missouri residents may visit any DRC in the state at the following locations:

Bollinger County
First Baptist Church, Family Life Center (behind church)
502 Broadway St.
Marble Hill, MO 63764
Open: Monday, June 20, from 1 to 6 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday, June 21 and 22, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Butler County
Three Rivers Community College
2080 Three Rivers Blvd.
Rooms A202 and A203
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Open: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
DRC will close at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 2011

Cape Girardeau County
Shawnee Park Center
835 S. West End Blvd.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Open: Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
DRC will close at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 2011

Jasper County
First Methodist Church
501 W. 4th St.
Joplin, MO 64801
Open: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Open until further notice

Taylor Performing Arts Center
Missouri Southern State University
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin, MO 64801
Open: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Open until further notice

New Madrid County
Morehouse School Cafeteria
420 S. Carroll St.
Morehouse, MO 63838
Open: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Open until further notice

Scott County
103 S. Kingshighway
Sikeston, MO 63801
Open: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Open until further notice

Stone County
Reeds Springs Elementary School
300 Wolves LN
Reeds Springs, MO 65737
Open: Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
DRC will close at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 2011

Before visiting a DRC, survivors are urged to first register with FEMA. Registration may be completed online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, by smartphone through m.fema.gov, or by calling FEMA's registration line at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). If you have a speech disability or hearing loss and use a TTY, call 1-800-462-7585. If you use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362. Multi-lingual assistance is available. Telephone registration is available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., until further notice.

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