Disaster Recovery Centers in Chicago to Close

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Release date: 
June 25, 2013
Release Number: 
4116-IL NR-066

AURORA, Ill. – Disaster survivors in Chicago have until 6 p.m. Friday, June 28 to visit the two remaining Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in north and south Chicago.

Cook County

North Park Village

5801 N. Pulaski, Building C

Chicago, IL 60646


Royal Savings Bank

9226 S. Commercial Ave.

Chicago, IL 60617


The state and FEMA closely monitor visitor traffic at all Illinois disaster recovery centers. Traffic at these centers has decreased, indicating the information needs of survivors in the area have mostly been met.

After the DRCs close, registration continues to be available in several ways: online at www.disasterassistance.gov or via web-enabled phone at m.fema.gov. 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 www.fema.gov/disaster/4116.

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

The deadline to register for FEMA assistance is Tuesday, 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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Media Contact: 571-408-1835


Last Updated: 
June 25, 2013 - 09:29
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