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Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Huntingdon County for Two Weeks

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November 4, 2011
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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 Huntingdon County this Wednesday for two weeks to help the county’s residents and business owners recover from the recent storms and flooding.

Opening Date:
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Saltillo Lions Community Building
7645 Mastadon Drive
Saltillo, PA 17253

Opening Day Hours:
Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Regular Hours:
Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Sunday.  The DRC will be open on Veteran’s Day, November 11.

Closing Date:
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 7 p.m.

Disaster officials recommend that you register with FEMA before visiting the DRC so if you have any questions about the application process they can be answered face to face. Once you register you may visit any DRC regardless of where you live or work to check the status of your application. 

To register for assistance, call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Disaster assistance applicants who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY may call 1-800-462-7585.  Register online at; the screens will prompt you through the registration process. You can also apply by web-enabled device at For those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS),

Call 1-800 621-3362. Multilingual operators assist callers seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.  If you are disabled and need help registering, don’t hesitate to call FEMA for assistance.

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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