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Disaster Recovery Centers will be Closed on Thanksgiving Day

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November 25, 2013
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DENVER – FEMA’s Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will close at 3 p.m., MST, on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and remain closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28.

All five DRCs - Boulder, Estes Park, Evans, Longmont and Lyons - will reopen at 9 a.m., MST, on Friday, Nov. 29.

To find the DRC closest to you, go to

DRCs are operated by the Colorado Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), county and local governments.

Survivors with losses from the September storms and flooding will save time by registering for help from FEMA before going to the DRCs.

Register with FEMA by phone, 800-621-3362, from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., MST, 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: or by Web-enabled device, tablet or smartphone: type in the browser.


Last Updated: 
November 25, 2013 - 18:23
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