CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- To further help individuals and businesses affected by recent storms and flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Iowa will open three Disaster Recovery Centers Friday, July 30, in Black Hawk, Butler, and Jones counties in eastern Iowa.
|BLACK HAWK COUNTY||BUTLER COUNTY||JONES COUNTY|
|Black Hawk Hazmat Training Center||Butler County Courthouse||Legion Hall|
|1925 Newell St.||428 Sixth St., 2nd Flood||106 E. 2nd St.|
The temporary Disaster Recovery Centers are designed to provide more detailed program information to those who have already applied for assistance under President Clinton's July 22 disaster declaration and who may have further questions. Representatives of state, federal and voluntary agencies will be present, including loan officers from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The disaster programs available include temporary housing, individual and family grants, disaster unemployment assistance, and other aid programs. Please note, financial assistance is not directly provided from these centers.
THE DISASTER RECOVERY CENTERS WILL BE OPEN FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 6:30 P.M MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. CLOSED SUNDAYS.
NOTE: All three Disaster Recovery Centers will be open on Sunday, August 1 only, from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Applicants are encouraged to register using FEMA's toll-free number: 1-800-462-9029. For those who are speech- or hearing-impaired the TTY number is 1-800-462-7585. Hours for registration have recently been extended. Recovery specialists are available to take calls from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily, until further notice.