FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEW WISE DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER HOURS
WISE, VA. – Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) officials have announced new hours for the Wise Disaster Recovery Center (DRC).
The DRC, located on Industrial Park Road behind the Kmart in Wise, will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Friday, April 26. The center will be closed Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28.
Normal hours for the Wise DRC will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Monday, April 22, 2002 to Friday, April 26, 2002 – 9 am to 7 p.m.
Residents of the disaster declaration area can call FEMA’s toll-free number,
Be ready. Be willing to help.
Virginia Disaster Relief Fund
How is the money distributed?
Fund proceeds will be distributed to local long-term recovery groups, members of the Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster and other non-profit and faith-based organizations as a grant.
Many of these groups work directly with individuals and families following a disaster.
How else can I donate?
The Virginia Disaster Relief Fund benefits projects that include: repair or rebuilding of underinsured dwellings, transportation assistance, replacing essential household items, helping renters establish new rental residence, temporary living expenses while recovering from loss, and more.
How can I donate?
If you want to help, send checks made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia with “Virginia Disaster Relief Fund” noted in the memo line to:
P.O. Box 1971
Richmond, VA 23218-1971