TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The State/FEMA disaster recovery centers in Bristol (Liberty county) and Tallahassee (Leon county) will permanently close at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.
Many of the services are available by calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362.
Nine other recovery centers will remain open after December 8 to provide information and guidance for Hurricane Michael. To locate a disaster recovery center go to: fema.gov/DRC, or call the FEMA helpline at 1-800-621-3362
Representatives of the state of Florida, FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration and other organizations are at the centers to explain available assistance programs and help connect survivors with resources that best match their recovery needs.
Residents of Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Taylor, Wakulla, and Washington Counties may register for disaster assistance to address losses as a direct result of Hurricane Michael.
To register, Go online to DisasterAssistance.gov or call 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY) 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. local time, seven days a week. Multilingual operators are available.
FEMA’s mission: Helping people before, during, and after disasters.
For a list of resources available to individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Michael, 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.