Mobile Disaster Recovery Center To Open In Wilson County

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Release date: 
May 13, 2011
Release Number: 
1969-042

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A mobile Disaster Recovery Center will be open in Wilson County on Thursday, May 19, and Friday, May 20.

The center will be open from noon to 7 p.m. on Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday.

Wilson County Rescue Building
1902 South Tarboro St.
Wilson, NC 27893

Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, North Carolina Division of Emergency Management and other agencies will be available to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid. Recovery specialists also help disaster survivors get in touch with other programs that may be able to help.

Find the nearest Disaster Recovery Center by calling FEMA’s Helpline at 800-621-FEMA (3362) or online at www.fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers

After the center closes, disaster survivors can still call 800-621-FEMA (3362) to register for disaster assistance, check application status and update contact or insurance company information. A Federal Emergency Management Agency representative is available at the toll-free number from 7 a.m. to
10 p.m. seven days a week. Callers with speech or hearing disabilities may call (TTY) 800-462-7585. Help is available in most languages.

Applicants can also register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or with a web-enabled mobile device or smartphone. Visit m.fema.gov and follow the link to “apply online for federal assistance.”

Federal and state disaster assistance can include grants for rental assistance and home repairs, low-interest loans from the Small Business Administration to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help recover from the effects of the disaster.

For more information about this disaster, go to www.nccrimecontrol.org and click on the red “April Tornadoes” tab. More information is also available at 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.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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