Flood Recovery Centers Close In One Week

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Release date: 
August 9, 2010
Release Number: 
1918-030

BEAVER, W. Va. -- The two remaining Disaster Recovery Centers will close in the next few days.  Centers have helped more than 1,300 West Virginians recover from the severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides that hit the state in June. Here is the schedule of closings:

Closing Thursday, August 12 at 5 p.m.
National Guard Armory
600 Stewart St. on State Highway 16
Welch, WV 24801
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday
Crisis Counselor Mon. & Wed., 2-5 p.m.

Closing Tuesday, August 17 at 5 p.m.
Logan High School
1 Wildcat Way
Logan, WV 25601
Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday
Crisis Counselor Tues. & Thurs., 1-4 p.m.

For disaster recovery assistance after the recovery centers close or to check on the status of your application, call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 or go to www.disasterassistance.gov

Specialists in a recovery center can help an individual apply for FEMA grants and other forms of assistance, check on the progress of an application and get contacts for other state, federal and voluntary agencies that may be able to help. FEMA mitigation specialists offer information on how to rebuild safer and stronger.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) representatives can answer questions about low-interest disaster loans available to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private non-profit organizations.  They can assist with completing and submitting disaster loan applications.
The SBA Customer Service number is 1-800-659-2955.

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders 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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