FEMA Adjusts Operating Hours

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Release date: 
April 15, 2003
Release Number: 
1458-11

Lynchburg, VA -- Hours of operation for FEMA's Disaster Recovery Centers are changing. Beginning April 17, the centers will operate six days a week, Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The toll-free teleregistration number -- 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) -- will not be in operation during the Easter weekend, April 19-20. Teleregistrations will be accepted Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Those with hearing or speech impairments can call TTY 1-800-462-7585.

The disaster recovery centers locations are:

Salem
Virginia Department of Forestry
(Behind the Shanghai Restaurant)
210 Riverland Drive
Wise
5701 Industrial Park Road
(Behind the K-Mart)
Grundy
Buchanan County Court House
Route 460
Clintwood (opens April 21)
Clintwood Fire Department
Volunteer Avenue, 2nd floor

Visitors to a disaster recovery center can learn about a variety of disaster-assistance programs, including temporary housing, funds for home repairs and other major disaster-related expenses. Counselors are available to provide personalized guidance on reducing flood risk to homes and businesses. Information also is available on low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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