Disaster Recovery Centers Open In Washington And Providence Counties

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Release date: 
April 12, 2010
Release Number: 
1894-011

WARWICK, R.I. -- Federal-State Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open in Washington and Providence Counties on Tuesday, April 13, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced.

The Washington County DRC is located at the following address:

Washington County
Wakefield Mall
160 Old Tower Hill Road
South Kingston, RI 02879

The Providence County DRC is located at the following address:

Providence County
Berkeley Commons
500 Mendon Road
Cumberland, RI 02864

Hours at both DRC locations are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Representatives of state, federal, voluntary agencies and the U.S. Small Business Administration will be available to answer questions and provide recovery information. Written materials about various assistance programs are also available to individuals and business owners. No cash, checks, debit cards or vouchers are distributed at DRCs. Centers are for the dissemination of information to assist in disaster recovery.

Those affected by the disaster are encouraged to register for assistance before they visit a DRC by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for hearing- or speech-impaired. Registration can also be done online at www.fema.gov.

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders and to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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