Disaster Recovery Centers to Open in DuPage and Grundy Counties

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Release date: 
May 16, 2013
Release Number: 
4116-IL NR-004

CHICAGO, IL - Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be opening Thursday, May 16, at 9 a.m. in DuPage and Grundy Counties to serve people who were affected by the recent severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding.

DRC services include help with applying for disaster assistance and finding out about other disaster programs available from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), state and local agencies, and voluntary organizations. Residents must apply with FEMA even if they already provided damage information to local officials, other agencies or organizations.

 DuPage County

Lisle Police Department

5040 Lincoln Avenue

Lisle, IL 60532

Hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., 7 days a week, until further notice

 

Grundy County

Morris Fire Department

2301 Ashton Road

Morris, IL 60450

Hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., 7 days a week, until further notice

Individuals can register online at DisasterAssistance.gov or via web-enabled phone at m.fema.gov. Applicants may also call 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. If you use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services (VRS), call 800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT seven days a week until further notice.

Disaster recovery officials work closely with community leaders to find DRC locations that provide safe and easy access for all survivors. More centers will open as sites are identified and approved.

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.

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Media Contact: 609-508-2238

Last Updated: 
May 16, 2013 - 15:14
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