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2016-01-11 14:10 - News Release

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A disaster recovery center in Florence County will close Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m.:Lake City Pentecostal Holiness Church, 620 S. Ron McNair Blvd., Lake CityMany services available at disaster recovery centers are also available by calling the FEMA helpline. Survivors of Oct. 1-23 storms and flooding in Florence County 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.

2016-01-11 14:07 - News Release

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A disaster recovery center in Richland County will close Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m.:Richland Main Library, 1431 Assembly St., ColumbiaMany services available at disaster recovery centers are also available by calling the FEMA helpline. Survivors of Oct. 1-23 storms and flooding in Richland County 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.Survivors can use the helpline to:

2016-01-06 22:00 - News Release

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A disaster recovery center in Berkeley County will close Friday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m.:Pine Ridge Fire Station #1, 565 Myers Road, SummervilleMany services available at disaster recovery centers are also available by calling the FEMA helpline. Survivors of Oct. 1-23 storms and flooding in Berkeley County 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.Survivors can use the helpline to:

2016-01-06 21:50 - News Release

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Two disaster recovery centers in Richland County will close Friday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m.:Richland County Library Eastover, 608 Main St. in EastoverTemple of Faith Church, 2850 Congaree Road, Gadsden

2016-01-05 22:53 - News Release

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Ninety days after severe storms and flooding in South Carolina, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration have provided more than $219 million in grants and loans to assist in recovery.

2015-12-29 16:59 - News Release

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Disaster recovery centers in South Carolina will operate on different schedules around the New Year’s holiday.All recovery centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and be closed on New Year’s Day. Most of the centers will reopen Jan. 2 and operate from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm or call 800-621-3362 to find the closest center.

2015-12-29 14:07 - News Release

COLUMBIA, S.C.  – A few days remain for South Carolina residents affected by Oct. 1-23 storms and flooding to apply for federal disaster assistance.

2015-12-23 20:37 - News Release

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina disaster survivors with questions about the assistance they received from FEMA or their eligibility determinations have the right to appeal the decision. Those who want to appeal should do so in writing within 60 days of the date of the determination letter.Guidelines for appeals can be found on page 10 of the Applicant’s Guide, which is sent to everyone who registers with FEMA.In the appeal letter to FEMA, an applicant should:

2015-12-22 19:38 - News Release

COLUMBIA, S.C. - One disaster recovery center will close Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m.:John Ford Community Center at 304 Agnes St. in St. MatthewsApplicants in St. Matthews may still visit other recovery centers to ask disaster assistance questions. They can locate their closest center by visiting asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm.

2015-12-22 19:34 - News Release

COLUMBIA, S.C. - One disaster recovery center will close Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 6 p.m.:Bees Landing Recreation Center, 1580 Ashley Gardens Blvd. in CharlestonApplicants in Charleston may still visit other recovery centers to ask disaster assistance questions. They can locate their closest center by visiting asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm.Two other disaster recovery centers remain open in the Charleston area. They are: