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January Storm Survivors: Registration Deadline Has Passed but Stay in Touch With FEMA to Keep Recovery Going

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The deadline to register with FEMA was March 27, but you can still call to check on the status of your application, appeal a decision by FEMA, update your contact information, provide updated documentation or ask questions about the process.

Call the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585.

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North Carolina Mitigation Project after Irene Proves its Worth

DURHAM, N.C. – After Hurricane Matthew roared through coastal North Carolina in October 2016, damage in the state will total as much as $4 billion, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Proactive steps taken by Pamlico County following 2011’s Hurricane Irene spared this North Carolina County from significant impacts.

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How to Get Additional Funding to Mitigate Damage to Your Home or Business

DURHAM N.C. — If local building officials notified you that your home is substantially damaged, you may be able to receive funds to make your structure safer and stronger.

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Reminder: Disaster Survivors Have Until Wednesday to Visit Disaster Recovery Center in Hattiesburg - Help remains available

HATTIESBURG, MS– The MEMA/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Hattiesburg will close permanently at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017.  

The center is located at:

C. E. Roy Community Center

300 E. 5th Street

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

The center is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays through March 22. 

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One Week Left to Register for Disaster Assistance, Apply to SBA for Low-Interest Disaster Loans

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – If you suffered losses or damage in the Jan. 21 severe storms and tornadoes, the time to register for federal disaster assistance is now. If you’re a survivor in Forrest, Lamar, Lauderdale or Perry counties, the deadline for you to register is Monday, March 27.

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Disaster Recovery Center in Albany to close as FEMA deadline passes

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. – The state of Georgia/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in the former Albany Police station will end operations Monday, March 27, at 7 p.m.

March 27 is also the deadline for those who suffered damage from the January tornadoes and flooding to register with FEMA for federal disaster assistance.

The center, at 1721 East Oglethorpe Blvd., is open the following hours:

  • Weekdays - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 20-24
  • Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. on March 18 and 25;
  • Closed Sundays

Hours on Monday, March 27 will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

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Free crisis counseling for Georgia disaster survivors

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. For Georgia residents who may be stressed, anxious or depressed after the January severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding, the Georgia Recovery Project can help.

Those who may need this confidential service, supported with a grant from FEMA, should phone the Georgia Crisis Access line at 800-715-4225. The line is open 24 hours every day. Counseling does not require registering with FEMA. The program is available to residents of Berrien, Cook, Dougherty, Turner, Wilcox and Worth counties.              

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Last updated: July 24, 2017 - 8:43 PM

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