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Mississippi Disaster Recovery Centers Change Hours Beginning Oct. 1

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September 28, 2012
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CLINTON, Miss. – The nine disaster recovery centers helping Mississippians affected by Hurricane Isaac remain open Monday through Saturday and closed on Sundays but with new hours, beginning Monday, Oct. 1.

Recovery centers are open in these counties between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Visit any center for assistance.

Forrest County

Forrest County Community Shelter

946 Sullivan Drive

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Hancock County

Hancock County Resource Center

454 Highway 90

Waveland, MS 39576

Harrison County

County Farm Road 361 Shelter 

15035 County Farm Road

Gulfport, MS 39503

Jackson County

Jackson County Fairgrounds

4761 Vega St.

Pascagoula, MS 39567




Lincoln County

Army National Guard Armory

182 Highway 84 East  

Brookhaven, MS 39601


Marion County

Marion County Development Partnership

412 Courthouse Square

Columbia, MS 39429

Pearl River County

Mississippi National Guard Armory

1251-B Highway 11 South

Picayune, MS 39466


Walthall County

Walthall County Library

707 Union Road

Tylertown, MS  39667






Pike County

Community Safe Room

2017 Quinlivan Road

Magnolia, MS 39652





Federal disaster assistance can include grants for rental assistance and home repairs, low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help recover from the effects of the disaster.

Representatives of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration will be at the centers to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid.

Before going to a disaster recovery center, people with storm losses are encouraged to register with FEMA online at or via smartphone at Applicants also may call 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. If you use 711 or Video Relay Service call
800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.


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.

Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). For TTY call 800-462-7585.

Last Updated: 
September 28, 2012 - 17:29
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