FEMA Mobile Registration Center Opens in Walton County

Release Date Release Number
NR 011
Release Date:
October 13, 2020

PENSACOLA, Fla. FEMA has opened a mobile registration center that will rotate through three locations for Hurricane Sally survivors in Walton County.

The center, called a Mobile Registration Intake Center (MRIC), is staffed with FEMA personnel who can assist with registration and answer questions about disaster-assistance programs. The center will be at these locations at the times designated:



Gene Hurley Park

 965 Gene Hurley Road

 DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Days of operation: Oct. 13 – Oct. 17


Freeport Regional Sports Complex

563 Hammock Trail East

Freeport, FL 32439

Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Days of operation: Oct. 18 – Oct. 22


Boys and Girls Club of the Emerald Coast

427 Greenway Trail

Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Days of operation: Oct. 23 – Oct. 28


Other centers are operating in Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa and Santa Rosa counties. Disaster survivors can get help registering at any of the centers. Locations:



Bay County Public Library, 898 West 11th St, Panama City, FL 32401

Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.




Southwest Branch Library, 12248 Gulf Beach Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32507

Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.


Brownsville Community Center, 3200 W. DeSoto St., Pensacola, FL 32505

Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.


Escambia County Extension Service, 3740 Stefani Rd., Cantonment, FL 32533

Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.



Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, 1958 Lewis Turner Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.



Pensacola State College, South Santa Rosa Center, 5075 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563

Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.


Pensacola State College, 5988 U.S. 90, Milton, FL 32583

Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-6 p.m.


The centers operate under COVID-19 protocols to ensure visitors and FEMA personnel are safe. Distancing and face coverings are required.

It is not necessary to visit a center to register with FEMA. Disaster survivors with uninsured losses can also apply by:

  • Visiting DisasterAssistance.gov;
  • Downloading the FEMA App; or by
  • Calling 800-621-3362 (800-462-7585 TTY). Multilingual operators are available. The toll-free numbers are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time, seven days a week. Those who use a relay service such as a videophone, InnoCaption or CapTel should provide FEMA with their specific phone number assigned to that service.

The following information is necessary when you register:

  • Address of the damaged dwelling where the damage occurred (pre-disaster address)
  • Current mailing address
  • Current telephone number
  • Insurance information
  • Total household annual income
  • Routing and account number for checking or savings account (this allows FEMA to directly transfer disaster assistance funds into a bank account)
  • A description of disaster-caused damage and losses
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