PENSACOLA, Fla. – Specialists from the State Emergency Response Team and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be available over the long holiday weekend to provide disaster survivors in Jackson County with on-site registration assistance.
The temporary registration intake center is now open in Marianna to help survivors affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from April 28 through May 6. The center offers a quick and convenient way for people to register with FEMA.
The temporary center will be open 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. today, Saturday, May 24, and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 25.
Beginning Monday, May 26, the registration intake center will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sundays – until further notice. The center is located at:
City of Marianna Fire Station #2
3990 Kynesville Hwy.
Marianna, FL 32448
Assistance can include money for temporary housing and home repairs, and for other serious disaster-related needs, such as child care assistance, medical and dental expenses, or funeral and burial costs.
Survivors in Escambia, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties can also register for disaster assistance online at DisasterAssistance.gov, via smartphone or tablet at m.fema.gov, or by calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-FEMA (3362) or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Lines are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. central time and assistance is available in multiple languages.
For more information on Florida disaster recovery, click fema.gov/disaster/4177. Visit the Florida Division of Emergency Management website at FloridaDisaster.org or Facebook page at facebook.com/FloridaSERT.