HAMPTON, Va. -The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Virginia Department of Emergency Services are taking their joint state and federal mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to James City County, Norfolk, and Boykins during the week of October 18-23, 1999, according to state and federal disaster assistance officials.
The mobile DRC, which visited Stony Creek and Windsor Volunteer Fire Departments from October 11-16, will reopen for business at the following locations on the dates listed below:
James City County fire department
5077 John Tyler highway
M-T, Oct. 18-19 10:00 a.m. - 7:00p.m.
W, Oct. 20 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Norfolk fire department
450 St. Paul Boulevard
Th-Fri., Oct. 21-22 10:00.a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Boykins volunteer fire dept.
Rail Road Avenue
Sat., Oct 23 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Assistance seekers from James City County, Norfolk, Boykins, and other disaster-affected areas will be able to visit the mobile DRC during its stop at these locations, and talk with state and federal representatives about the status of their disaster assistance applications and other services offered in connection with Hurricane Floyd.
Federal and state agencies use the mobile unit to get in touch with disaster assistance applicants who have already registered with FEMA, but have not been able to reach other DRC sites.
To register for disaster assistance, residents are urged to call 1-800-462-9029 or TTY 1-800-462-7585 (for those with speech and hearing impairments) daily, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Residents who have questions about disaster assistance programs or the status of their applications should call the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-525-0321 or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY).