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Help is still available for Mangkhut and Yutu Survivors

Release date: 
March 4, 2019
Release Number: 
DR-4396-4404-MP NR 012

SAIPAN, MP — Disaster assistance information is still available for survivors who suffered damages and property loss due to Typhoon Mangkhut and Typhoon Yutu.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continue to provide assistance at the Multi-Purpose Center on Beach Road in Susupe. The hours of operation of the Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. The DLOC is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

At this stage of the recovery process, the emphasis for assistance is to meet the long-term needs of businesses and individuals impacted by Typhoon Mangkhut and Typhoon Yutu.  SBA representatives will continue to answer questions and help businesses and individuals close their approved disaster loans.

Businesses or individuals unable to visit the DLOC may obtain information by calling SBA's toll-free number: 1-800-659-2955 (TTY 1-800-877-8339) or visit SBA at Disaster Loan Assistance.

Survivors of the typhoons who have registered for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency have easy access to a toll-free Helpline that can answer many of their questions.

To access the Helpline, call the registration number, 800-621-FEMA (3362); select language, enter a ZIP code, and then select option “2” for the Helpline. Callers should have their disaster registration and Social Security numbers available.

A TTY number, 800-462-7585, is available to assist the hearing and speech impaired.

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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: 
March 4, 2019 - 16:42