Weld County Disaster Recovery Center in Greely Closes Temporarily

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Release date: 
October 21, 2013
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DENVER – The FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Greeley will temporarily close at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23 and will resume normal business hours at 9 a.m. on Monday, October 28.


Island Grove Exhibition Hall

527 N. 15th Ave.

Greeley, CO 80631

Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT.

During the four days the DRC will be closed, applicants seeking help can continue to call the FEMA helpline 1-800-621-3362 to register, update their information or find out the status of their application. Help from representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Colorado Office of Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will also continue to be available at other 10 DRCs during this time.

To find another DRC close to you, go to fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers.

Once the DRC reopens, survivors will continue to receive in-person assistance from a variety of specialists available to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid. Recovery specialists also help disaster survivors get in touch with volunteer and other programs that may be able to help.

Survivors with losses from the storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides will save time by registering for help from FEMA before going to the DRCs.

Register with FEMA by phone, 800-621-3362, from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., MDT, seven days a week.  Multilingual phone operators are available on the FEMA Helpline. Choose Option 2 for Spanish and Option 3 for other languages. People who have a speech disability or are deaf or hard of hearing may call (TTY) 800-462-7585; users of 711 or Video Relay Service can call 800-621-3362.

Register online:  DisasterAssistance.gov or by Web-enabled device, tablet or smartphone: type m.fema.gov in the browser.

For individuals visiting a DRC, who have hearing and visual disabilities or are deaf, disaster recovery centers can provide accommodations such as:

• Captioned telephones, which transcribe spoken words into text
• The booklet “Help After a Disaster” in large print and Braille
• American Sign Language interpreters available upon request 
• Magnifiers and assistive listening devices
• 711-Relay or Video Relay Services

For more information on the Colorado disaster operation, visit fema.gov/disaster/4145.

Last Updated: 
October 23, 2013 - 10:04
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