FEMA Broadens Disaster Recovery Outreach

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Release date: 
October 1, 1999
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RALEIGH, N.C. -- The eighteenth state-federal disaster recovery center will open Monday at Lumberton in Robeson County, and a mobile recovery center will make stops in Bertie, Pitt, Pamlico and Martin counties during the next two weeks.

The Lumberton center will be located at 3409 Lackey Street It will open Monday at noon and remain open until 7 p.m. After that it will maintain regular Recovery Center hours, which are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily until further notice. Hours for the mobile centers are 8 a.m.-7 p.m. at all locations.

Staffed by specialists from the state, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and volunteer agencies, the centers will assist individuals and business who have previously registered for assistance on the FEMA application hotline 1-800-462-9029. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments who use special keyboard equipment (TTY) should call toll-free 1-800-462-7585. After registering, officials urge applicants to bring their registration number as well as their social security numbers when visiting a disaster center.

Program specialists will supply answers to queries about recovery programs, including housing assistance, available rental resources, SBA low-interest loan applications, business loans, mitigation and other issues. The staff also will help storm victims determine the status of applications already filed.

- The following disaster recovery centers will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The centers are intended to serve flood victims who have already registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through its Application Hotline:

Beaufort County
632 W. 5th St.

Bertie County
129 S. King St.

Bladen County
311 S. Poplar St.

Brunswick County
1420 Old Ocean Hwy.

Columbus County
415 S. Madison St.

Craven County
2101 Neuse Blvd.
New Bern

Duplin County
512 E. Railroad St.

Edgecombe County
3003 N. Main St.

Greene County
229 Kingold Blvd.
Snow Hill

Hertford County
500 W. Main St.

Jones County
Federal Building
115 S. Market St.

Lenoir County
107 S. Queen St.

Nash County
300 SE Main St.
Rocky Mount

Nash County
1006 Eastern Ave.

Pender County
101 S. Wright St.

Pitt County
Carolina East Ctr. Suite 10
S. Memorial Dr.

Robeson County
3409 Lackey St.

Wayne County
208 W. Chestnut St.

Wilson County
116 S. Goldsboro St.

Mobile Disaster Recovery Center
Schedule And Locations

Oct 2 -4 Sat-Sun Mon
Bertie County
Perdue Farms, Inc.
3535 Governors Road

Oct 5-6 Tues - Wed
Martin County
Calvery Mobile Homes
200 S. McCaskey Road Williamston

Oct 7-9 Thurs- Sat
Pitt County
Grifton Fire Dept.
106 S. Highland Street

Oct 10-12 Sun-Thurs.
Martin County
Perdue Farms, Inc.
Green Street

Oct 13-14 Wed-Thurs.
Pamlico County
County Courthouse
202 Main Street

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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