Somerset County Disaster Recovery Outreach Centers to Open

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Release date: 
January 18, 2013
Release Number: 
DR-4091-012

HUNT VALLEY, Md. The Disaster Recovery Center in Crisfield will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, January 18, but survivors of hurricane Sandy still can get help.

Those who already have registered with FEMA can call FEMA’s Helpline at 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585. There will be outreach centers open beginning January 22, at the following locations:

 

 

DATE

Location

Hours of Operation

January 22 - 24, 2013

Seton Center

30632 Hampden Ave

Princess Anne, MD 21853

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

January 22 - 24, 2013

Woodrow Wilson Community Center

119 South 7th Street

Crisfield MD 21817

3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

January 25 – 26, 2013

Deal Island Chance Fire Department

10090 Deal Island Road

Deal Island, MD 21821

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

January 25 – 26, 2013

Fairmount Fire Company

27407 Fairmount Road

Westover MD 21871

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

January 27, 2013

Rehobeth Presbyterian Church

5757 Coventry Parish Road.

(Corner of Old Rehobeth Rd & Coventry Parish Rd.)

Westover, MD  21871.

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

January 27, 2013

St Elizabeth Church

8734 Old Westover Road

Westover, MD

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

Centers are staffed with emergency management experts from the Maryland Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency who can answer questions about disaster assistance programs.

February 12 is the deadline to apply for assistance. There are three easy ways to begin the application process.  You may call FEMA’s toll-free number, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), TTY 1-800-462-7585.  Both numbers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week until further notice, and multilingual operators are also available to answer your call. Residents with Internet access now have the option to register on the agency’s website at www.disasterassistance.gov  or web-enabled mobile device or smartphone visit m.fema.gov.

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: 
January 18, 2013 - 16:22
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