Midlothian, Va. -- All FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close at the end of business Saturday, February 11, 2012 state and federal officials have announced. DRCs are located in Louisa County at 520 E. Main St., Louisa, VA, and in Spotsylvania County at 8960 Courthouse Rd., Spotsylvania, VA.
One-on-one assistance is still available by calling the FEMA helpline at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).
Disaster survivors may speak with FEMA specialists for a variety of reasons:
- The status of a registration application
- The appeal process
- The status of an appeal
To register or appeal disaster survivors need to call the toll-free number at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), TTY 1-800-462-7585, if you use 711-Relay or Video Relay Service (VRS) call 1-800-621-3362 or go online to www.DisasterAssistance.gov. Phone lines are open 7 a.m.-10 p.m. EST, seven days a week, or apply online anytime at www.fema.gov.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) opened the centers following the Presidential Disaster Declaration for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Deadline to register for assistance is March 5, 2012.
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.