Open Slate: FEMA and Florida SERT Community Relations Teams in designated counties, encouraging survivors of flooding from Tropical Storm Debby to register for assistance. Disaster Recovery Centers are open to assist in that process. Locator: Wakulla Co., Florida Hey, I’m Brenda Cheek I’m with FEMA. Dan Dailey. Community Relations in Wakulla County. David, I’m Leon. We’re just trying to get the word around to everybody so no one falls through the cracks, we’ve got a Disaster Recovery Center set up. Locator: Live Oak, Florida Errol Johnson, FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Manager The Disaster Recovery Center is here to support the applicant in the recovery process. When they come into apply, if they have not registered yet, they should basically have their personal information, their Social Security number, they should have Social Security numbers for all the members of their household. The Recovery process is a partnership between FEMA and the state. In this center and all the centers we have a state manager as well as a FEMA Recovery Center manager. Steve Carter, State Disaster Recovery Center Mgr. I think this kind of Disaster Recovery Center operation is a good thing. We have the Department of Children’s and Families here, we have the Department of Health here, we have the Department of Elderly Affairs. Then we have numerous volunteers organizations and you know they’re here to help them. Errol Johnson The disaster recovery begins from the community, and expands out to the federal government, so the more cooperation we can have from local and state government, the better and easier the process becomes for the individual.