Danbury Disaster Recovery Center To Close Friday Night; Personalized Help Still Available By Phone

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Release date: 
October 12, 1999
Release Number: 
1302-13

DANBURY, Conn. -- The Disaster Recovery Center located at City Hall, 155 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, will close at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 15, according to federal/state recovery officials.

"Even though the Danbury Center is closing," Federal Coordinating Officer Sharon Stoffel said, " people who have already registered for assistance can continue to receive personalized help by calling the FEMA Helpline."

The Helpline number is 1-800-525-0321, 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week until further notice.

"Helpline personnel can provide people with information about state and federal programs triggered as a result of the September 23 presidential declaration," State Coordinating Officer John T. Wiltse said.

People who wish to check the status of their U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan applications or who need help completing SBA forms may call SBA at 1-800-659-2955.

The Danbury Disaster Recovery Center is one of two that opened September 30 to provide additional information about help available to those who had already applied for disaster assistance. The other center, located in Plainville, was closed on October 9.

People with Tropical Storm Floyd-related damage and losses who have not already registered for aid are encouraged to do so immediately by calling 1-800-462-9029, 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., seven days a week until further notice. The application deadline is November 22.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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