FEMA-State Disaster Recovery Center Opening in East Haven

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Release date: 
November 20, 2012
Release Number: 
020

WINDSOR, Conn. — A FEMA-State Disaster Recovery Center will open in East Haven, Friday, Nov. 23, from noon to 8 p.m. The center will also be open Saturday, Nov. 24, and Monday, Nov. 26, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Disaster Recovery Center will be located at:

East Haven Beach House

150 Cosey Beach Ave.

East Haven, CT 06512

Specialists at the center can help with registration, check an individual’s case, answer questions about their claim, or review information needed to process their claim. Recovery specialists also can supply contacts for other programs that may be able to help.

For the location of a recovery center near you, look online at: http://asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm

People with storm losses should register with FEMA online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, with a smartphone or device at m.fema.gov. Applicants can also register by phone by calling FEMA at 800-621-3362. The TTY number is 800-462-7585. Multilingual operators are available

24 hours a day, seven days a week, except for Thanksgiving Day, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET.

Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status.  If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-3362. For TTY, call 800-462-7585.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is the federal government’s primary source of money for the long-term rebuilding of disaster-damaged private property. SBA helps homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes, and private nonprofit organizations fund repairs or rebuilding efforts and covers the cost of replacing lost or disaster-damaged personal property. These disaster loans cover losses not fully compensated by insurance or other recoveries and do not duplicate benefits of other agencies or organizations.

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.

Last Updated: 
November 20, 2012 - 18:54
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