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Survivors May Now Visit State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Gulf County

Release date: 
October 30, 2018
Release Number: 
R4-DR-4399-FL NR 028

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A disaster recovery center is now open in Gulf County.

 

Florida Division of Emergency Management and FEMA will open additional centers in affected counties in the coming days. The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties designated in the Florida federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Michael.

 

Representatives from the State of Florida, FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and other organizations are at the centers to explain available assistance programs and help connect survivors with resources that best match their recovery needs.

 

Wewahitchka Town Hall

211 Florida 71

Wewahitchka, FL 32465

Open Sunday through Saturday, 8am to 7pm local time

 

Survivors can view all DRC locations by using the FEMA mobile app or by visiting FEMA.gov/DRC.

 

Homeowners, renters and businesses should register for disaster assistance before visiting a recovery center. There are several ways to register:

 

  • Go online to DisasterAssistance.gov;
  • Call 800-621-3362 (voice/711/VRS) or 800-462-7585 (TTY) anytime from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. local time seven days a week until further notice. Multilingual operators are available.

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

For a list of locations where survivors can obtain commodities (water, food, etc.), visit www.floridadisaster.org/info

For more Hurricane Michael recovery information, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4399.

Follow FEMA and the Florida Division of Emergency Management on Twitter at @FEMARegion4 and @FLSERT. You may also visit FEMA and the Division’s Facebook pages at Facebook.com/FEMA and Facebook.com/FloridaSERT.

 

 

Last Updated: 
October 30, 2018 - 08:56