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Disaster Recovery Center to Close in Neosho County

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Release date: 
June 20, 2008
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Residents affected by flooding in mid-March and the severe storms and tornadoes in May have through June 27 at 7 p.m. to visit the Newton County Disaster Recovery Center, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Located at Calvary Baptist Church, 2650 Oak Ridge Extension in Neosho, the center is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The DRC is also open Saturday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to noon.

DRCs offer those affected by disaster the opportunity to talk face-to-face with federal and state recovery specialists and with representatives of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Disaster aid is always available via FEMA?s registration Helpline, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585.

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.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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