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Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Thomas County for Georgia Survivors

Release date: 
October 24, 2018
Release Number: 
R4 DR-4400-NR-010

ATLANTA — Starting tomorrow, residents of Thomas County who suffered damage due to Hurricane Michael can have face-to-face conversations with specialists regarding their disaster assistance applications. On Thursday, October 25, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is opening a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Thomasville at:

Thomas County
Thomas County Fire Station (in front of the YMCA)
1202 Remington Ave.
Thomasville, GA 31792

Please note the hours, as they are change throughout the week:

Thursday (Oct. 25)-Tuesday (Oct. 30): 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.  (Closed Wednesday)
Sunday (Oct. 28): 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

It is not necessary to visit a DRC to apply for disaster assistance; however, survivors are strongly encouraged to register with FEMA before visiting a DRC.

  • The quickest way to apply for federal assistance is online at: www.DisasterAssistance.gov .
  • Or by phone at: (800) 621-3362; (TTY) (800) 462-7585 Specialists are on hand to take calls from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET, seven days a week.

A DRC gives survivors the chance to meet one-on-one with specialists from the state of Georgia, FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

To find the location of all open DRCs, use the FEMA Mobile app or visit www.FEMA.gov/DRC

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FEMA’s mission: Helping people before, during, and after disasters.

Last Updated: 
October 24, 2018 - 18:38