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Wharton Disaster Recovery Center To Open

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Release date: 
October 15, 2002
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San Antonio, TX -- State and federal officials announce the opening of an additional Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to serve those affected by Tropical Storm Fay who live in the ten declared counties. The DRC will open on October 17-19 and will be located at:

The Civic Center
1924 N. Fulton
Wharton, TX 77488
Open: Oct. 17-19
Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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.

Three DRCs remain open at the following locations:

Sweeny DRC
Sweeny Community Bldg.
205 W. Ashley Wilson Rd.
Sweeny, TX 77480-1023
(Brazoria County)
Robstown DRC
The Armory (behind the show barn)
1198 Bluntzer
Robstown, TX 78380
(Nueces County)

Swinney Switch DRC
Live Oak County Volunteer Fire Department
914 FM 3024
Swinney Switch, Texas 78368
(Live Oak County)

The above Disaster Recovery Centers are open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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