MIDLOTHIAN, Va -- The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Louisa County on Wednesday to help residents and business owners with their recovery from the recent earthquake. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration will be available to answer questions about low interest rate loans.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
502 East Main Street
Louisa, Va 23093
Mon-Sat 9:30-7:30 p.m.
Sun 1-6 p.m.
Disaster officials recommend that you register before visiting the DRC. If you have any questions about the application process they can be answered face to face. You may visit the 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. Register online at DisasterAssistance.gov; the screens will prompt you through the registration process. You can also apply with a web-enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov. For those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), Call 1-800 621-3362. Operators are available to 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.