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Disaster Recovery Centers to Close Early on Friday 19th

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December 16, 2008
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SAN JUAN, PR -- The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today, that the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 19, 2008.

Operating hours that day will be from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. DRCs will resume their regular operations on Saturday, December 20, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Individuals who suffered property damage or who had personal losses resulting from the September 21 - October 3, 2008 floods should call the toll-free number 1-800-621-3362, for the speech- or hearing-impaired the TTY number is 1-800-462-7585, before the registration deadline, which is January 15, 2009. Registration is also available online at

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.

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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