New Recovery Center Hours Begin Dec. 30

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December 27, 2013
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The State of Illinois and Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Recovery Centers helping Illinoisans affected by the Nov. 17 tornadoes will change hours beginning Monday, Dec. 30.                                                                  

The new hours at the centers in East Peoria and Brookport are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Centers are closed Sunday.

Tazewell County

Festival of Lights

2200 E. Washington St.

East Peoria, IL 61611

Massac County

Brookport Library

7415 S. U.S. Highway 45

Brookport, IL 62910

Survivors do not need to visit a center to register for federal disaster assistance. They can register with FEMA online at, by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 800-462-7585 or with a smartphone or tablet at                                                   

For the latest information on Illinois’ recovery from the Nov. 17 storms, visit Follow FEMA online at, and The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications.

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. Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). For TTY call 800-462-7585.

FEMA News Desk: 217-522-2080


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December 27, 2013 - 11:32
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