Temporary Location Change for Upshur County Recovery Center

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Release date: 
October 7, 2011
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AUSTIN, Texas -- The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Upshur County will relocate to the Gilmer Fire Station on Saturday, Oct. 8 and Monday, Oct. 10.   The recovery center will return to First Baptist Church of Gilmer on Tuesday, Oct. 11 and Wednesday, Oct. 12. 

The schedule is:

Upshur County
Gilmer Fire Station
120 Henderson St.
Gilmer, TX 75644
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10

Upshur County
First Baptist Church of Gilmer
304 Buffalo Street
Gilmer, TX 75644
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Wednesday, Oct. 12

Upshur County wildfire survivors with questions about the recovery process or needing help registering with FEMA are urged to stop by the recovery center. Visiting with a recovery specialist is not a requirement for survivors who want disaster assistance, but the centers are an excellent way for people to get answers to their questions about disaster aid and help applying for it.

Texas homeowners, renters, and business owners can register online at www.disasterassistance.gov, via web-enabled phone at m.fema.gov, or by telephone via FEMA’s toll-free numbers: 1-800-621-3362 or TTY 1-800-462-7585. Those who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services can call 1-800-621-3362. Operators are available from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week.

Follow FEMA tweets about the Texas disaster at www.twitter.com/femaregion6. Other online resources are blog.fema.gov, www.facebook.com/fema and www.youtube.com/fema.

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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