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More Disaster Recovery Centers To Open

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April 16, 2002
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Wise, VA -- Two more disaster recovery centers (DRCs) are opening to serve victims of the March flooding in southwestern Virginia.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced that beginning Friday, April 19, a mobile disaster recovery center will open at the Clinch Mountain Farmers Market facility, 210 Highway 23 North, Weber City in Scott County. On Saturday, April 20, a DRC opens in Smyth County at the Saltville Rescue Squad, 126 Battleground Avenue in Saltville.

The DRCs offer information to residents who suffered losses and damages in the March floods. Visits to the recovery centers are not required, but flood victims who want face-to-face assistance can get help at any of the DRCs, regardless of their location.

The days and hours of operation of the centers are:

  • Weber City - Friday, April 19 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Saturday, April 20 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Sunday, April 21 noon to 4:30 p.m.
    Monday, April 22 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Saltville - Saturday, April 20 10 4:30 p.m.
    Sunday, April 21 noon to 4:30 p.m.
    Monday, April 22 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Tuesday, April 23 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Residents of the localities included in the presidential disaster declaration can apply for disaster assistance by calling FEMA's teleregistration number, 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585.

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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