More Communities Get DRC Locations

Disaster Recovery Centers will be available for several days in Clarke, Lowndes, Noxubee, and Smith counties, as people seek help in-person from damage related to the hurricanes.

The mobile Disaster Recovery Centers will start by visiting Macon and Raleigh.

The centers serve individuals and families affected by Hurricane Katrina. Those who have questions may visit a mobile center to meet with recovery specialists in person.

Disaster victims are urged to register for assistance before visiting one of the mobile centers by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). The TTY number is 1-800-462-7585 for those who are speech- or hearing-impaired.

The following is the schedule for the mobile Disaster Recovery Center visits:

  • Noxubee County
    The 911 Building
    16129 Highway 45
    Macon
    Nov. 14, 15, and 16

  • Smith County
    Old Raleigh Corporation Bldg.
    227 White Oak Ave.
    Raleigh
    Nov. 14, 15, and 16

  • Lowndes County
    Old Wal-Mart Store
    1721 Highway 45 North
    Columbus
    Nov. 18, 19, and 21
    Closed Sunday Nov. 20

  • Clarke County
    Multi-Purpose Bldg.
    440 W. Donald St.
    Quitman
    Nov. 18, 19 and 21
    Closed Sunday Nov. 20

All DRCs, both at mobile and fixed sites around the state, are open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and closed Sundays until further notice.

Representatives of state, federal, and voluntary agencies will be on hand to answer questions and provide recovery information. Officials from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be available to discuss disaster loans for homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes. Written materials about various assistance programs are also available to individuals and business owners.


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