FEMA/TEMA/SBA Disaster Recovery Centers/SBA Workshops Hours Set

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Release date: 
August 25, 2003
Release Number: 
1482-30

Nashville, TN -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have announced the next two weeks operational hours for the three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) and two SBA workshops located in the Memphis area.

The DRCs and SBA workshops are open to assist residents of Fayette and Shelby counties who sustained damages during the July 21st - 22nd, 2003, severe storms, high winds and heavy rain. The offices, their locations, hours of operation and closed dates are as follows:

The Fairgrounds
315 S. Hollywood Street
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Monday through Saturday
Closed: Saturday, August 30th;
3:00 p.m., Friday, September 5th;
Saturday, September 6th
 
Whitehaven Community Center
SBA Workshop
4318 Graceland Drive
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Closed: Labor Day, September 1st
Gaisman Community Center
SBA Workshop
4221 Macon Road
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Closed: Labor Day, September 1st
Orange Mound Community Center
2572 Park Avenue
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open one week only:
Monday through Saturday
August 25th through August 30th
Dave Wells Community Center
915 Chelsea Avenue
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open one week only:
Monday through Saturday
August 25th through August 30th

The deadline to apply for federal and state disaster assistance is Monday, September 29, 2003. Anyone who has not yet applied for disaster assistance should do so now by calling FEMA's application line, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for the hearing impaired.

On March 1, 2003, FEMA became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. FEMA's continuing mission within the new department is to lead the effort to prepare the nation for all hazards and effectively manage federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. FEMA also initiates proactive mitigation activities, trains first responders, and manages Citizen Corps, the National Flood Insurance Program and the U.S. Fire Administration.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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