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Onslow, Pitt Recovery Centers Are Open Through Saturday

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October 28, 2010
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ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Disaster Recovery Centers established by the state and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Onslow and Pitt counties will be closed after 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30.

Eight other centers will remain open to assist North Carolinians whose property was damaged by the severe storms and flooding from Tropical Storm Nicole. Applicants can visit any center for in-person answers to their specific disaster-related questions.

State, FEMA and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) representatives staff the centers to provide in-person information. Recovery specialists can answer questions about individual applications and supply contacts for other programs that may be able to provide assistance.

The centers at Pactolus Resource Center, 5866 U.S. 264 E., Greenville, NC 27834 and the EOC, 1180 N. Commons Drive, Jacksonville, NC 28540, will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today through Saturday, when they will close for good.

State, FEMA and SBA representatives will continue to be available from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday (closed Sunday) at the following 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

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

Tyrrell Hall
906 Highway 64 East
Columbia, NC 27925

Disaster officials suggest homeowners, renters and business owners first register online at by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) or (TTY) 800-462-7585.

Applicants can check on their registrations or available assistance by using the FEMA helpline option at the same telephone numbers.

For more information about this disaster, go to and

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.

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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