Alabama Disaster Recovery Centers To Change Hours

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May 20, 2011
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Disaster recovery centers in Alabama will change hours beginning this weekend as they continue to serve those affected by the recent storms and tornadoes.

The centers, which offer one-on-one help for disaster survivors, will be open Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  and on Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. until further notice.

Survivors looking for the nearest center can find an address online at /drclocator. They can also call the FEMA helpline at 800-621-FEMA (3362)/TTY  800-462-7585 or use a smartphone or tablet to get to

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.

The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications.

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 eligible for assistance that covers personal property, vehicle repair or replacement, and moving and storage expenses.

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Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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