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DULUTH - Disaster recovery centers that provide resources to flood victims opened up at the DECC, Barnum High School and Willow River School.
The centers consist of local and state agencies that put victims of the devastating flood on the road to recovery.
Flood victims lined up at the disaster recovery center in the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, and among them was Annie Kennedy.
"I had better go down and check my basement and I went down and looked and saw sixinches of water in my basement," said Kennedy.
The floods two weeks ago destroyed her important documents and keepsakes.
"Every time it rains I become nervous because I don't know how much it's going to rain,” said Kennedy. “I'm thinking if it rains a lot my basement is probably gonna get flooded again."
The disaster recovery center is a one stop shop where flood victims can get help with anything from mold in their basement to filing for unemployment.
"You can imagine people that are recovering from this disaster they've got their hands full,” Minnesota Department Public Safety Director of Communications Bruce Gordon said. “They shouldn't have to chase around every state agency trying to find the answers to their questions."
Annie had a lot of questions.
Like hundreds of flood victims she is concerned about mold, financial assistance and insurance.
Although she will go home to mold in her basement and destroyed items, she leaves with hope and answers to her questions.
"It's a God send that they came," said Kennedy. "I am so happy that they are here to help us as much as they can."
The centers will stay open through Monday, July 9.
For more information on the resources offered at the centers, click on our links tab.