CONCORD, N.H. – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Lebanon, NH, in Grafton County at the Lebanon Airport Terminal, 5 Airpark Road, will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28.
The first DRC opened in Grafton County on Sept. 12, in Campton and moved to Woodstock, Plymouth and Canaan before opening on Sept. 26, in Lebanon to assist New Hampshire residents recovering from Tropical Storm Irene. DRCs are operated jointly by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Hampshire Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM).
With closing of the Lebanon site, there will be no Disaster Recovery Centers open in New Hampshire for face-to-face assistance with this disaster.
However, residents have until Nov. 7, to register for assistance. Registration can be done by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). That toll-free number also services those using 711-Relay or Video Relay Service (VRS). For those who use TTY, call 1-800-462-7585. All numbers are available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., or log on to www.disasterassistance.gov, or by smart phone at m.fema.gov. The current status of an existing registration also can be determined.
To ask a question about an application or about FEMA’s Individual Assistance program, choose the Helpline option when calling the same 1-800-621-3362 number or TTY 1-800-462-7585.
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.