Two Disaster Recovery Centers Close

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Release date: 
May 23, 2013
Release Number: 
4116-IL NR-015

CHICAGO – Two federal/state Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will permanently close this week. The DRC in Fulton County will close at 7 p.m. Friday, May 24. The DRC in Grundy County will close at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 25.

It is not necessary to visit a DRC to register with FEMA. Although the centers will close, Illinois storm survivors can continue to register by phone or online through July 9.

The centers in the following locations are closing:    

Fulton County

Fulton County Health Dept. 

700 E. Oak St. 

Canton, IL 61520

This DRC closes 7 p.m. Friday, May 24.

Grundy County

Morris Fire Dept.

2301 Ashton Rd.

Morris IL  60450

This DRC closes 7 p.m., Saturday, May 25.

Individuals can register online at or via web-enabled phone at Applicants may also call 1-800-621-3362 or (TTY) 1-800-462-7585. People who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services (VRS) can call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free numbers operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

Be sure to contact FEMA if you change your mailing address, phone number or e-mail address, receive an insurance settlement, or discover additional damage. 

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.

Follow FEMA online at,, and  Also, follow Administrator Craig Fugate's activities at The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications.

Media Contact: 571-408-1835

Last Updated: 
May 23, 2013 - 11:02
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