Disaster Recovery Centers Change Schedule

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Release date: 
October 25, 2010
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ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – Disaster Recovery Centers are open six days a week in 10 counties to help North Carolinians who suffered losses and damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding from Tropical Storm Nicole in late September.

Hours this week are 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at locations in Beaufort, Bertie, Brunswick, Craven, Hertford, Jones, Onslow, Pender, Pitt and Tyrrell counties. All are closed on Sunday.

The centers are staffed by the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management (NCEM), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Applicants for disaster assistance can register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov. They also can call 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 800-462-7585. Multilingual operators are available to assist with the process.

Once registered, staff at the centers can check the status of an individual’s application, answer questions about an application for assistance or review information needed to process it. Federal and state recovery specialists also can supply contacts for other programs that may be able to help. SBA representatives can answer questions and help with loan applications. FEMA mitigation specialists are there to offer assistance on how to rebuild safer and stronger and information about flood insurance.

The following is a list of the Disaster Recovery Center locations:

249 N. Market St.
Washington, NC 27889

Bertie County Council on Aging
103 W. School St.
Windsor, NC 27983

Government Complex Building G
20 Referendum Drive
Bolivia, NC 28422

Craven County Courthouse
Old Jail, second floor
411 Craven St.
New Bern, NC 28560

Hertford County Extension Center
301 W. Tryon St.
Winton, NC 27986

Jones County Civic Center
832 Highway 58 South         
Trenton, NC 28585

Onslow County EOC
1180 N. Commons Drive
Jacksonville, NC 28540

Maple Hill Resource Center
545 Maple Hill School Road
Maple Hill, NC 28454

Pactolus Resource Center
5866 U.S. 264 East
Greenville, NC 27834

Tyrrell Hall
906 Highway 64 East
Columbia, NC 27925

For more information about this disaster, go to www.ncem.org or www.fema.gov.

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.

Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status.  If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). For TTY call 800-462-7585.

FEMA’s temporary housing assistance and grants for public transportation expenses, medical and dental expenses, and funeral and burial expenses do not require individuals to apply for an SBA loan. However, applicants who receive SBA loan applications must submit them to SBA loan officers to be ...

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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