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Recovery Specialists to Visit Cass and Hill Counties

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October 14, 2011
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AUSTIN, Texas -- Wildfire survivors in Cass and Hill counties can meet with state and federal specialists at recovery centers opening soon in area communities.

Starting Saturday, specialists from the state of Texas, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors. They also have brochures and other written materials on disaster recovery.

The schedule is:

Cass County
1031 County Rd 1913
Linden, TX 75563
1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18

Hill County
200 East Franklin
Hillsboro, TX 76645
1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19

Any Texan with questions about the recovery process or needing help registering with FEMA is urged to stop by a recovery center. Visiting with a recovery specialist is not a requirement for survivors who want disaster assistance, but the centers are an excellent way for people to get answers to their questions about disaster aid and help applying for it.

Texans can register online at, via web-enabled phone at, or by telephone via FEMA’s toll-free numbers: 1-800-621-3362 or TTY 1-800-462-7585. Those who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services can call 1-800-621-3362. Operators are available from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week.

Follow FEMA tweets about the Texas disaster at Other online resources are, and

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

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