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Disaster Recovery Center in McCracken County to Close

Release date: 
June 14, 2011
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in McCracken County will close permanently on Friday, June 17 at 7 p.m., officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today.

Closing Date:
Friday, June 17  at 7 p.m.

The center will support residents through the end of the day on Friday. Residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from April 22 to May 20 can visit the center to meet face-to-face with a FEMA recovery specialist, ask questions about their disaster application, meet with representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration, and learn about ways to rebuild to prevent future disaster losses.

“I encourage anyone with questions about disaster assistance to take advantage of the center in the next week,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Steve Ward. “Even after the center closes, FEMA will continue working to ensure affected Kentuckians get the help they need to recover.”

After the center closes, individuals with questions can contact the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585 for who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired.

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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