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Arkansas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center to Close in Desha County

Release date: 
July 22, 2019
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Little Rock, Ark. – Arkansas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Dumas (Desha County) is scheduled to close on Wednesday, July 24 at 3 p.m.


The Disaster Recovery Center is located at:


First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
230 Court St.

Dumas, AR 71639

Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Last day of operation: Wednesday, July 24, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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


Disaster survivors can visit any Disaster Recovery Center location across the nation for assistance. Use the FEMA mobile app or visit for center locations and times.


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

All recovery centers are accessible to people with disabilities. Centers have assistive technology to aid in communication. To schedule an American Sign Language interpreter, call or text 717- 395-1379.
The 13 Arkansas counties now designated for Individual Assistance are: Arkansas, Conway, Crawford, Desha, Faulkner, Jefferson, Lincoln, Logan, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Sebastian and Yell.

Last Updated: 
July 22, 2019 - 17:39