Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Prairie County for Survivors

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Release date: 
June 10, 2011
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Disaster survivors in Prairie County can meet face to face with state and federal recovery specialists at a Disaster Recovery Center opening in Hazen at the Prairie County Fairgrounds on Monday, June 13.

Specialists from the state of Arkansas, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies will all be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors. They also will have brochures and other written materials on disaster recovery. 

Prairie County Recovery Center:
June 13 through June 16
Prairie County Fairgrounds
4133 Hwy 249 North
Hazen, AR 72064

Noon - 7:30 p.m. Monday
9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday

To expedite the assistance process Arkansans are encouraged to register with FEMA before visiting a recovery center. They may register through any one of FEMA's registration portals: online at www.disasterassistance.gov, via web-enabled phone at m.fema.gov, or by telephone toll free at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585. Specialists are available by phone from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time seven days a week. More information on Arkansas disaster recovery is available at www.fema.gov or www.adem.arkansas.gov.

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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