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Cottonwood Falls Disaster Recovery Center to Close

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December 1, 1998
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Federal and State officials announced today that the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located in Cottonwood Falls will close Thursday, December 3.

The DRC provided assistance and information to Kansans who experienced damages and losses from the storms and flooding that occurred between October 30 and November 15. It is located at 226 Broadway, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas.

"The Disaster Recovery Center in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, will be operating through 6:00 p.m., Thursday, December 3, 1998," Carol Coleman, federal coordinating officer, said, "But even after the center closes, FEMA will be as close as your telephone."

"People can call the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-525-0321, or 1-800-660-8005 TTY for the hearing and speech impaired, to find out about assistance programs and the status of their applications," Coleman continued.

Disaster victims may still register for assistance by calling toll-free 1-800-462-9029, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Those who are hearing- or speech-impaired can call TTY 1-800-462-7585.

Last Updated: 
January 3, 2018 - 13:05