Disaster Recovery Centers In Florida Panhandle Serve Hurricane Victims

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September 7, 2005
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ORLANDO, Fla. -- The four Disaster Recovery Centers operating in Florida's Panhandle welcome Hurricane Dennis victims and Katrina evacuees seeking disaster assistance information.

Those who have questions about disaster assistance may visit any recovery center now open to meet face-to-face with recovery specialists associated with the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency and Florida State Emergency Response Team. Representatives of local, state and federal agencies, as well as voluntary agencies, will be on hand to provide program and service information. U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) representatives will be available to assist individuals and business owners with low-interest disaster loan applications. Written materials about various assistance programs are also available.

Anyone interested in information on mitigation, flood insurance, or related topics is welcome to come to the centers. Please note these centers provide information only, they do not have emergency supplies such as ice and water.

Panhandle Disaster Recovery Center Locations
Operating hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily, until further notice.

Escambia County
Area Field Office DRC
33 Brent Lane
Pensacola, FL 32503

Okaloosa County
CVS Pharmacy DRC
348 Racetrack Road
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548

Santa Rosa County
Midway Plaza Unit A-3 DRC
5660 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL 32561

County Administrator Office Building DRC
6495 Caroline Street (Hwy 90)
Milton, FL 32570

Additionally, SBA's Franklin County workshop will be open in the East Point Volunteer Fire Department located at 24 6th Street in East Point, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., through close of business Thursday, September 8.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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