Stewart County Recovery Center In Dover To Close May 25

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Release date: 
May 23, 2011
Release Number: 
1979-010

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The temporary state/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Stewart County will close on Wednesday, May 25, but disaster assistance will be only a phone call away.

The center is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CDT through Wednesday at the following address:

102 Natcore Drive
Dover, Tenn. 37058

Disaster recovery centers provide survivors a one-stop location to get information to help them through the recovery process. When traffic to a center slows, it is an indication that the need for information has been met. The Stewart County DRC has had fewer than two dozen visitors since it opened May 18.

The first step for individuals and businesses toward obtaining recovery assistance is to register with FEMA:

  • By phone, call 800-621-FEMA (3362) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time. Assistance is available in many languages. Those who are deaf, hard of hearing or who have a speech disability may use TTY 800 - 462-7585.
  • By computer, go online to www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
  • By smartphone or tablet, use m.fema.gov.

Survivors can visit any disaster recovery center in Tennessee. They can find other centers by calling the FEMA helpline or by using the disaster recovery center locator at www.fema.gov/drclocator,

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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