Holt County Recovery Center to Close Oct. 29

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Release date: 
October 18, 2011
Release Number: 
4012-036

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state of Missouri announced today the closing of the Disaster Recovery Center at 312 E. 7th St., Mound City, Mo., at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011.

The recovery center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Survivors of the recent flooding in Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Lafayette and Platte counties may visit any center location for help with disaster assistance questions, registration or SBA disaster loan applications. A FEMA specialist also will be present to advise disaster survivors in mitigation techniques. 

After a recovery center closes, flood survivors can still get help with disaster assistance questions by calling the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). 

The following are operating recovery centers in the disaster area:

Buchanan County
Hazardous Materials Training Center
4950 Frederick Ave.
St. Joseph, MO 64506
Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Holt County
United Methodist Church
312 E. 7th St.
Mound City, MO 64470
Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This Disaster Recovery Center will close Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at 1 p.m.

Registration for federal disaster assistance may be completed by calling FEMA’s toll-free registration line, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). If the applicant has a speech disability or hearing loss and uses a TTY, call 1-800-462-7585 directly; if the applicant uses 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362. Multilanguage assistance is available. Helpline hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Registration is also available online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by smartphone at m.fema.gov.

For more information about SBA low-interest disaster loans, visit SBA representatives at a Disaster Recovery Center or contact SBA by calling 1-800-659‑2955, emailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov, or visiting SBA’s website at www.sba.gov. Deaf or hard of hearing individuals may call 1-800-877‑8339.

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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