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Help Remains Available After Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Elgin, Huger and Newberry

Release date: 
December 2, 2015
Release Number: 
FEMA-4241-DR NR 050

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Three disaster recovery centers will close Saturday, Dec. 5 at 3 p.m.:

  • Blaney Fire Department at 1200 Rose St. in Elgin
  • Berkeley County Emergency Management Station No. 7 at 1501 Recreation Road in Huger
  • Newberry County Sheriff’s Office at 540 Wilson Road in Newberry

Applicants in Elgin, Huger and Newberry may still visit other recovery centers to ask disaster assistance questions. They can locate their closest center by visiting

Representatives from the South Carolina Emergency Management Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies are at centers to answer questions about disaster assistance and low-interest loans.

Applicants also can get help by calling 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585; those who use 711/VRS can call 800-621-3362. Lines are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.

For the latest information on South Carolina flood recovery operations, visit and

Last Updated: 
December 3, 2015 - 00:00
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