HURLEY DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER TO CHANGE HOURS ANOTHER CENTER TO OPEN IN TAZEWELL

April 3, 2011  //  


 











Media Contacts:
FEMA – Josie Pritchard        (276) 973-0078
VDEM – Suzanne Simmons   (276) 973-0063


        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
        
May 10, 2002
        FEMA-1411-DR-VA-09


HURLEY DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER TO CHANGE HOURS
ANOTHER CENTER TO OPEN IN TAZEWELL


WISE, VA. – Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials have announced that operating hours for the disaster recovery center (DRC) in Hurley will change on Monday, May 13. The new hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily until further notice.


The DRC is located at Hurley Middle School on Route 643 in Hurley. In addition, a disaster recovery center will open Monday at the Old County Administration Building, 315 School St., in Tazewell and will have the same operating hours.


Flood victims are not required to make a personal visit to a disaster recovery center, but are welcome at any DRC regardless of the location.


Disaster assistance applications begin with a call to FEMA’s teleregistration number, 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585. Individuals without access to a telephone will be able to register and the DRCs.





NOTE TO EDITORS: Information on the Southwest Virginia disaster is also available on FEMA’s homepage on the Internet at www.fema.gov, or VDEM’s homepage at www.vaemergency.com. Information also is available through FEMA’s 24-fax-on-demand service by calling (202) 646-FEMA. RADIO NEWS DIRECTORS: For recorded actualities on response and recovery operations call the FEMA Radio Network at 1-800-323-5248. 

 

Be ready. Be willing to help.

Virginia Disaster Relief Fund