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Three Disaster Recovery Centers To Open, Three To Close

Release date: 
June 21, 2010
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WALLINGFORD, Conn. -- Three short-term disaster recovery centers will open next Wednesday to help Connecticut residents affected by the spring flooding. They will be open for four days only. Each temporary center will be staffed by representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and one from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The new center locations are:

Western Greenwich Civic Center, Room 204
449 Pemberwick Road
Greenwich, CT 06831

Long Wharf Campus Gateway Community College cafeteria
60 Sargent Drive
New Haven, CT 06511

Department of Police Services, Conference Room
6 Custom Drive
Old Saybrook, CT 06475

Hours will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday – Friday, and on the closing date, Saturday, June 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The three following centers that have been open since June 5 will close at 7 p.m. Friday, June 25:  

Quinebaug Valley Community College
West Wing Room 105 W
742 Upper Maple Street
Danielson, CT 06239

Killingworth Fire Department
333 Route 81
Killingworth, CT 06712

North Haven Campus of Gateway Community College
88 Bassett Road
North Haven, CT 06473

FEMA and the Connecticut Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security continue to urge people to register for disaster assistance. Registration will remain open through July 27. Residents can register online at or by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Both lines are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Eastern time) every day until further notice. Registration is encouraged before visiting a center. Reporting disaster damage to 2-1-1 does not register you for FEMA assistance.

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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