HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Schuylkill County on Wednesday to help residents and business owners with their recovery from the recent storms and flooding. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration will be available to answer questions about low interest rate loans.
September 21, 2011
Pine Grove Hook & Ladder Co.1
Pine Grove, PA 17963
Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Beginning Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.
Disaster officials recommend that you register before visiting a DRC so if you have any questions about the application process they can be answered face to face. You may visit any DRC regardless of where you live or work.
To register for assistance, call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Disaster assistance applicants who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY should call 1-800-462-7585 directly. Or register at DisasterAssistance.gov; the screens will prompt you through the registration process. You can also apply by web-enabled device at m.fema.gov. For those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS),
Call 1-800 621-3362. Operators assist callers seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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.