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Mobile Disaster Recovery Center Moves To North Miami Beach; Broward County Disaster Recovery Center To Close Saturday

Release date: 
October 18, 2000
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Miami, FL -- A specially equipped mobile disaster recovery center (DRC) continues to reach out to disaster-struck residents in Miami-Dade County. The center will move from West Miami to North Miami Beach at close-of-business Wednesday evening.

The new location will be: North Miami Beach
County: Miami-Dade
Address: 163rd Street Mall
1421 NE 163rd Street
North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Hours: 8 A.M.-7 P.M.
Thursday, Oct 19th through Saturday October 21st

The mobile center is staffed by state and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster program specialists who will answer questions and provide program information on: housing assistance, rental resources, Small Business Administration (SBA) loan applications, mitigation measures, and other disaster-related issues.

Federal and state recovery officials also announced that the Broward County disaster recovery center located at 650 NW 2nd Street, Hallandale, which has been in operation since Oct. 10th and has serviced 61 applicants to date, will cease operations this Saturday at 7 P.M. The officials said all registered applicants could track their applications and obtain additional program information by calling the FEMA toll-free Helpline at 1-800-525-0321, from 7 A.M. to 7 P.M., 7 days a week.

More than 2,000 flood survivors have visited the five FEMA/state DRC's currently operating in flood-stricken areas. Individuals visiting the centers should first register by calling 1-800-462-9029. Applicants are requested to bring their social security number and applicant tracking number (assigned during teleregistration).

Last Updated: 
January 3, 2018 - 13:02