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 Remaining Disaster Recovery Center to Close, FEMA Continues to Help

Sept. 25, 2017
FEMA-4331 WV – NR028
State Media Contact: 304-541-9990
NEWS DESK: 215-931-5597
SBA: 404-331-0331
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — The remaining State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center serving West Virginians in Harrison, Marion, Marshall and Wetzel counties will close 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 29.
The center, located in Wetzel County at Hundred High School, will operate through the week until Friday to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides of July 28-29, 2017.
Although the three Disaster Recovery Centers serving survivors of the July severe weather event will have closed by 6 p.m. Friday, registration does not end until Oct. 17, 2017.
Survivors can register by calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362 (FEMA) from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week. Those who use 711 or Video Relay Service can call the same helpline. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability and use a TTY, should call 800-462-7585. Survivors with general questions or questions about their applications are encouraged to call the helpline or visit: www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
The number for the U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center is 800-659-2955. Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals may call 800-877-8339. For disaster program information visit www.SBA.gov/disaster.
Address and hours of operations until closing:
Wetzel County
Hundred High School Library
Hundred High School, 3490 Hornet Highway
Hundred, WV 26575
Monday through Friday (the last day) 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). For TTY call 800-462-7585.

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/femaregion3 and the FEMA Blog at http://blog.fema.gov.

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is the federal government’s primary source of money for the long-term rebuilding of disaster-damaged private property. SBA helps homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes, and private non-profit organizations fund repairs or rebuilding efforts and cover the cost of replacing lost or disaster-damaged personal property. These disaster loans cover losses not fully compensated by insurance or other recoveries and do not duplicate benefits of other agencies or organizations. For more information, applicants may contact SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center by calling (800) 659-2955, emailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov, or visiting SBA’s Web site at www.sba.gov/disaster. Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals may call (800) 877-8339.


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