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Six Disaster Recovery Centers To Close May 19

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May 16, 2011
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ATLANTA – Six Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, disaster officials announced today. Applicants with questions may still call the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free helpline and access information via the Internet and mobile devices.  They may also visit any of the DRCs that continue to operate after Thursday.

"The number of registrations from these counties has declined, and we feel that the majority of those needing assistance have taken advantage of these centers' services," said Federal Coordinating Officer Gracia Szczech. "FEMA and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency keep DRCs open for as long as needed in each location."

DRCs Closing at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 19:

Lamar County                                                            
Lamar Co. Service Center                             
118 Academy Drive                                                             
Barnesville, GA  30204                     

Meriwether County
Calloway Co. Comm Center
121 Perry Street
Manchester, GA  31816  

Morgan County
Morgan Co. Rec Center
1253 College Drive
Madison, GA  30650

Pickens County                                                                      
Pickens Co. EOC                                               
1266 East Church Street                               
Jasper, GA  30143                            

Polk County 
Polk Co. EMA/ Fire Dept. 
55 Cline Ingram Jackson Road
Cedar Town, GA  30215

Troup County
Mike Daniel Rec Center
1220 LaFayette Parkway
LaGrange, GA  30241           

These centers will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily until May 19

"Anyone who registers for disaster assistance may access necessary information through FEMA," State Coordinating Officer Charley English said. "This help is ava...

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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