Taney County Disaster Recovery Center to Close June 15

Main Content
Release date: 
June 14, 2011
Release Number: 
1980-050

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the closing of the Taney County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at the Taney Community Center, 294 Esplanade St., in Hollister, Mo., at 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2011.

Federal and state disaster officials urge survivors of the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes, who have not  already done so, to visit the DRC for a face-to-face meeting with disaster recovery experts before it closes. Applicants who are unable to visit the Taney County DRC may get their questions answered by calling the FEMA Helpline, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or visit any of the other DRCs. They are:

Butler County
Three Rivers Community College
2080 Three Rivers Blvd.
Rooms A202 and A203
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Open:   Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
DRC will close at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 2011

Cape Girardeau County
Shawnee Park Center
835 S. West End Blvd.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Open: Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
DRC will close at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 2011

Jasper County
First Methodist Church
501 W. 4th St.
Joplin, MO 64801
Open:   Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Open until further notice

Taylor Performing Arts Center
Missouri Southern State University
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin, MO 64801
Open: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Open until further notice

New Madrid County
Morehouse School Cafeteria
420 S. Carroll St.
Morehouse, MO 63838
Open: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Open until further notice

Scott County
103 S. Kingshighway
Sikeston, MO 63801
Open: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Open until further notice

Stone County
Reeds Springs Elementary School
300 Wolves LN
Reeds Springs, MO 65737
Open: Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
DRC will close at 6 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 2011

Storm survivors who have not yet registered with FEMA may do so online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, by smartphone through m.FEMA.gov, or by calling FEMA’s toll-free registration line at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Individuals with a hearing or speech impairment may call TTY 1-800-462-7585, or use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS) to call 1-800-621-3362. Telephone registration is available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., until further notice. Multi-lingual assistance is available.

The Taney County DRC opened May 21, 2011, to assist survivors of the recent severe weather with their applications for federal and state disaster aid. FEMA and U.S. Small Business Administration personnel are on hand to answer questions survivors may have about what disaster aid may be available to them.

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.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is the federal government’s primary source of money for the long-term rebuilding of disaster-damaged private property. SBA helps homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes, and private non-profit organizations fund repairs or rebuilding efforts and covers the cost of r...

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
State/Tribal Government or Region: 
Back to Top