CONCORD, N.H. – Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Hampshire Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) today to provide face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage and losses from the severe storms and flooding Aug. 26 to Sept. 6.
The Disaster Recovery Center will be located at:
Mount Washington Technology Village
53 Technology Lane
Conway, NH 03818
The center will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. The center will be closed on Sundays.
A Disaster Recovery Center also opened in Grafton County today.
Residents are urged to register before visiting a DRC. There are three ways to register – log on to www.disasterassistance.gov, by smart phone at m.fema.gov or call FEMA's toll-free number, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Those who use TTY, call 1-800-462-7585 directly. For 711-Relay or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362. All numbers are available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
At the DRCs, visitors can:
- Receive information about different types of state and federal disaster assistance.
- Get help completing applications for U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private nonprofit organizations.
- Inquire about the status of their applications for federal assistance.
- Receive referrals to voluntary organizations to help with immediate unmet needs.
- Learn cost-effective measures to reduce the impact of future disaster losses.
FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders and 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.