Disaster Recovery Center to Open In Duncan

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Release date: 
March 6, 2006
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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open in Duncan on Wednesday, March 8, and serve applicants for federal and state disaster assistance through Saturday, March 11.

Stephens County
March 8 through 11
Stephens County Fairgrounds
1616 South 13th Street
Duncan, OK 73533
Daily: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Oklahoma's Department of Emergency Management, the DRC will provide disaster registrants an opportunity to check on the status of their applications and meet with federal and state disaster program specialists and mitigation experts, as well as representatives or referral information from the U.S. Small Business Administration, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Internal Revenue Service, Veteran's Affairs, the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Oklahoma Insurance Department, and Oklahoma Department of Mental Health.

Those impacted by wildfires are urged to register for assistance first by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). The TTY number is 1-800-462-7585 for those who are speech- or hearing-impaired. After applying, those who have questions may visit the DRC to meet with recovery specialists.

Applicants may also register online by going to the FEMA website at and clicking on the button in the upper right-hand portion of the page marked "Register for Disaster Assistance Online."

FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. FEMA also initiates mitigation activities, trains first responders, works with state and local emergency managers, and manages the National Flood Insurance Program.

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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