Charleston, WV -- State and federal disaster recovery officials announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Wyoming County for residents who sustained damage due to the severe storms, flooding and landslides that occurred between May 15 and June 11.
The DRC, will be located in the Mullens City Hall and be open from Monday, June 18 to Saturday, June 23. Hours of operation will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Saturday.
Representatives of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Internal Revenue Service and other state and federal agencies will staff the center, said C. Michel Butler, of FEMA. The agency representatives will answer questions about available disaster assistance.
At the Wyoming County DRC, disaster victims will be able to:
- Check the status of their application
- Meet with a FEMA applicant assistant representative
- Obtain information on how to reduce future damage
- Discuss the SBA's low interest rate loans for home, property and businesses
- Inquire about available housing resources
Before visiting the DRC, disaster victims should first register for assistance by calling the toll-free registration number: 800-462-9029. An information helpline is available to answer questions. The toll-free number is: 800-525-0321.
People with speech and hearing impairments should register by calling (TTY) 800-462-7585. Helpline assistance is also available at this number.