INTERNATIONAL FALLS – FEMA has not too long ago concluded its Particular person Harm Help assessments for our space; sadly, they discovered that there was not sufficient injury to particular person constructions important residing area to qualify or breach the brink for the Particular person Help Program.
“We had been informed that the protecting measures we put in place to safeguard the residences labored effectively and prevented substantial injury to houses,” mentioned Sheriff Perryn Hedlund. “We all know that many residents did certainly have vital property injury, and mitigating the flood and restoration has been extremely tense, however inside injury to nearly all of houses didn’t qualify underneath FEMA requirements as complete devastation. Happily, the Small Enterprise Administration is providing different help choices to flood-impacted property homeowners.”
The Small Enterprise Administration is now in Koochiching County to supply low curiosity/long-term loans to certified people and companies that had been affected within the 2022 Wet Lake/River Flood.
To help companies and residents affected by the catastrophe, the SBA opened a Catastrophe Mortgage Outreach Heart (DLOC) in Worldwide Falls, Minn., Saturday, Sept. 10:
Buyer Service Representatives shall be accessible on the DLOC to reply questions concerning the catastrophe mortgage program and assist people full their purposes. As a result of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the SBA has established protocols to assist shield the well being and security of the general public. All guests to the DLOC are inspired to put on a face masks.
The Catastrophe Mortgage Outreach Heart for Koochiching County is situated at:
Voyageurs Nationwide Park
360 Freeway 11 East
Worldwide Falls, MN 56649
Hours of operation shall be: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Open: Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The DLOC closes Completely: Thursday, Sept. 22, at 4 p.m.
Supply: Koochiching County Emergency