New Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Brush

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Release date: 
November 12, 2013
Release Number: 
NR-089

DENVER – A new Morgan County Disaster Recovery Center opens in Brush on Wednesday, Nov. 13.

MORGAN COUNTY

Morgan County Fairgrounds

750 Ellsworth St.

Brush, CO 80723

Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., MST, Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

Beginning Nov. 24, this DRC will be closed on Sunday.

DRCs are operated by the Colorado Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), county and local governments. Representatives from FEMA and the SBA are among the agencies represented at each DRC to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid.

Survivors with disaster losses will save time by registering with FEMA before going to a DRC.

Register with FEMA by phone, 800-621-3362, from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., MDT, seven days a week.  Multilingual phone operators are available on the FEMA Helpline. Choose Option 2 for Spanish and Option 3 for other languages. People who have a speech disability or are deaf or hard of hearing may call (TTY) 800-462-7585; users of 711 or Video Relay Service can call 800-621-3362.

Register online:  DisasterAssistance.gov or by Web-enabled device, tablet or smartphone: type m.fema.gov in the browser.

Last Updated: 
November 12, 2013 - 17:51
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