SALEM, Ore. -- The Oregon Emergency Management Agency (OEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Tillamook, Seaside and Vernonia will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, December 31, and will be closed on Tuesday, January 1.? They will re-open to regular hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily on Wednesday, January 2.? More than 2,000 Oregonians have registered for assistance.?
Oregonians impacted by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred Dec. 1-17 are urged to call 1-800-621-3362 (FEMA) to register for FEMA and State assistance. The TTY number??is 1-800-462-7585 for applicants with special speech or hearing needs. Registration is also available on ???the Internet at www.fema.gov. ?DRCs are open at the following locations:
Vernonia City Hall
1001 Bridge Street
Vernonia, OR 97064
Seaside Civic and Convention Center
415 1st Avenue
Seaside, OR 97138
Tillamook County Sheriff's Office
5995 Long Prairie Road
Tillamook, OR 97141
FEMA coordinates the federal government's role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made, including acts of terror.