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FEMA Call Centers Return to Normal Operating Hours

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January 18, 2013
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NEW YORK – Federal Emergency Management Agency call centers will return to their normal operating hours of 7:00 a.m.1:00 a.m. EST, seven days a week effective Sun., Jan. 20, 2013.

The helpline number is 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 800-462-7585. For 7-1-1 Relay or Video Relay Services (VRS), call 800-621-3362.

FEMA operators are on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to Hurricane Sandy survivors.

Survivors may check the status of their registration or register online anytime day or night at, or with a smartphone or tablet at In addition, survivors may check the status of their application through the automated Interactive Voice Response system by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362).

For more information on New York’s disaster recovery, visit,, and

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January 18, 2013 - 16:22
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