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Disaster Recovery Center Opens August 14 in Chariton County

Release date: 
August 13, 2019
Release Number: 
DR-4451-MO NR 045

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A FEMA disaster recovery center will open for three days in Chariton County starting Wednesday, August 14, to provide one-on-one assistance to Missouri residents affected by recent flooding, severe storms and tornadoes.


Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration will provide information on available services, explain assistance programs and help survivors complete or check the status of their applications.


The disaster recovery center location is:




Chariton County

Knight and Rucker Hall

117 East Broadway

Brunswick, MO 65236

Wednesday, Aug. 14 – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 15 – 8.a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 16 – 8.a.m. to 6 p.m.


Residents from any county may visit any recovery center. Before visiting a recovery center, residents are asked to register online at or call the disaster assistance helpline: 800-621-FEMA (3362), voice/vp/711 or 800-462-7585 (TTY). Lines are open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Disaster recovery centers are equipped with video remote interpreting and assistive listening devices. If you need an in-person American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter, just ask!


Follow recovery updates in Missouri on Twitter @MOSEMA_ and @FEMARegion7. Get the latest information at Missouri's recovery website and FEMA's disaster webpage.


For information on applying for an SBA loan, call 800-659-2955 or email SBA's disaster customer service. If you are deaf or hard-of-hearing, call text relay at 800-877-8339.




FEMA's mission is helping people before, during and after disasters.

Last Updated: 
August 13, 2019 - 10:47