Pearsall Disaster Recovery Center Now Open Through Friday

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Release date: 
October 7, 2002
Release Number: 
1434-16

San Antonio, TX -- State and federal officials announce the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located in Pearsall will be open Monday-Friday (Oct. 7-11). The DRC was originally scheduled to be open for three days (Oct.7-9) but officials have extended the operating time. Those affected by Tropical Storm Fay and who live in the nine declared counties may visit the center at:

Community Center
411 N. Willow
Pearsall, TX 78061
Open: Oct. 7-11
Hours: 9-6

Personnel staffing the center can answer questions and provide recovery information as well as written material about various assistance programs available to individuals and business owners. Some disaster programs include temporary housing assistance, individual and family grants, low interest Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans, disaster unemployment assistance and crisis counseling.

If you have suffered damage from Tropical Storm Fay and have not registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), you are encouraged to begin the process as soon as possible. To start the application process, call 1-800-621 FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing or speech impaired.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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