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Disaster Assistance in Perry County Closing

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Release date: 
September 16, 2011
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The FEMA Disaster recovery center for Perry County, located at the Perry County Senior Center, 354 Perry Park Road, will close for good at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21.

Survivors can continue to get assistance with registering and other disaster-related questions:

  • By phone, call 800-621-FEMA (3362) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. For speech or hearing impaired, the number is TTY 800-462-7585.Those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 800-621-3362. Operators are multilingual, and lines are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week until further notice.
  • By computer, register at
  • By smartphone or tablet, use
  • FEMA's App for android phones can be downloaded at

Disaster recovery centers provide survivors a one-stop location to get information to help them through the recovery process. When traffic to a center slows down, it is an indication that the needs for information at that location have been met.

Survivors can visit either of the other two centers:

Bell County
1321 North 25th Street
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Knox County at the Artemus Baptist Church,
3085 Kentucky 225,
Artemus, KY 40903.

Additional information about this disaster is available at and

FEMA can also be followed on Facebook and Twitter.

Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). For TTY call 800-462-7585.

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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