CORRECTION: Disaster Recovery Center opening in Brooklyn Park to help flood victims in Hennepin County

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Contact: Carolyn Marinan, Communications, 612-348-5969

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Disaster recovery center opening soon to help flood victims in Hennepin County

A temporary disaster recovery center to help residents affected by September flooding will open soon in Brooklyn Park. The center, operated by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), will open on Saturday December 17, at 8600 Zane Avenue North.

Residents whose homes were damaged as a result of the floods and have home repair expenses that they are not able to meet will find financial help and other services at the center.

Residents may also apply for aid by calling 1-800-621-3362 or visiting

The last day to apply for assistance is January 30, 2017. 

Residents applying in person for aid should bring:

  • Social Security number 
  • Address of damaged home or apartment 
  • Description of damage, including pictures, if possible 
  • Insurance coverage information
  • Telephone number 
  • Mailing address 
  • Bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of funds.

Operating hours:

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m. 

The center will be closed December 24, 25, 31, 2016 and January 1, 2017. 

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