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Five Disaster Recovery Centers Scheduled To Close Saturday

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May 31, 2011
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Those whose homes or businesses were affected by the recent storms and tornadoes can get face-to-face help for only a few more days at five disaster recovery centers.

The following disaster recovery centers will remain open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Saturday, June 4 before closing for good:

Blount County                                                  Jefferson County                          
Cleveland Town Hall                                           Union Hill Baptist Church
62732 U.S. Highway 231                                    7049 Taylor's Ferry Road
Cleveland, Ala. 35049                                        Bessemer, Ala. 35023 

Calhoun County                                               Tuscaloosa County            
Jacksonville Civic Center                                     Shelby Park
501-1 Alexandria Rd. S.W.                                 1613 15th St.
Jacksonville, Ala. 36265                                     Tuscalsoosa, Ala. 35401

Etowah County
Family Success Center
821 East Broad St.
Gadsden, Ala. 35903

Approximately 1,800 disaster survivors have visited these disaster recovery centers.

Visitors to the Shelby Park recovery center will be able to visit the nearby McDonald Hughes Center at 3101 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Its operating hours will be 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and closed Sundays.

DRCs open to provide survivors a one-stop location to get information to help them through the recovery process. When traffic at a center slows down, it is an indication that the needs for information in that community have decreased.

Representatives from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, Federal Emergency Management AgencyU.S. Small Business Administration an...

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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