Two Disaster Recovery Centers in Cook County to Close

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Release date: 
June 19, 2013
Release Number: 
4116-IL NR-059

AURORA, Ill. –Two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Cook County will close at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21.

Cook County

1486 Miner St. (next to the Des Plaines Theater)

Des Plaines, IL 60616


Forest View Fire Department

7010 W. 46th St.

Forest View, IL 60402


After the DRCs close, registration continues to be available in several ways: online at or via web-enabled phone at Applicants may also call 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. People who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services (VRS) can call 800-621-3362. For more information, visit the Illinois Disaster website

Multilingual phone operators are available on the FEMA helpline. Choose Option 2 for Spanish and Option 3 for other languages.

For those who would rather visit an open DRC, go to The deadline for registering is July 9.

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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Last Updated: 
June 19, 2013 - 08:55
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