WARWICK, R.I. -- A Disaster Recovery Center located in Cumberland will close at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced. The Cumberland DRC is located at:
Berkeley Commons - Providence County
500 Mendon Road
Cumberland, RI 02864
Five DRCs will remain open in Rhode Island beginning May 5 to help those affected by the flood and to provide timely federal assistance necessary for the recovery process. They are:
Cranston-Garden City - Providence County
150 Hillside Road
Cranston, RI 02920
Wakefield Mall – Washington County
160 Old Tower Hill Road
South Kingstown, RI 02879
South County Community Action Agency – Washington County
34 Pond St.
Westerly, RI 02891
West Warwick Community Center – Kent County
145 Washington St.
West Warwick, RI 02893
Bristol Fire Department – Bristol County
4 Annawamscutt Drive
Bristol, RI 02809
Hours at all DRC locations are: Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.; Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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.