Mobile Disaster Recovery Center To Visit Norfolk

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October 20, 1999
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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 Norfolk on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 21-22, according to state and federal disaster assistance officials

The mobile DRC, which visited James City County on October 19-20, will reopen for business at the Norfolk Fire Department, 450 St. Paul Boulevard, Thursday - Friday, between the hours of 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. During the mobile DRC's visit, assistance seekers from Norfolk and other disaster-affected areas will be able to 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, from 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), from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., daily.

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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