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Mobile Disaster Recovery Center To Open In Onslow County

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Release date: 
May 17, 2011
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RALEIGH, N.C. -- A mobile Disaster Recovery Center will be open in Onslow County on Saturday, May 21, Sunday, May 22 and Monday, May 23.

The center will be open from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday and from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday
and Monday.

Onslow County 
10 Charles Road
Jacksonville, NC 28546

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 of the April 16 storms and tornadoes 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 /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 or with a web-enabled mobile device or smartphone. Visit 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 and click on the red “April Tornadoes” tab. More information is also available at

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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