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FEMA disaster recovery centers in several counties will close Saturday

FRANKFORT, Ky. - FEMA announces that the Disaster Recovery Centers in Johnson, Lawrence and Martin counties will close Saturday, March 31, at 6 p.m., but disaster assistance will be only a toll-free phone call away.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - FEMA announces that the Disaster Recovery Centers in Johnson, Lawrence and Martin counties will close Saturday, March 31, at 6 p.m., but disaster assistance will be only a toll-free phone call away.

If you have questions after the Johnson, Lawrence or Martin County recovery center closes or have not registered for assistance, call 800-621-FEMA (3362) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Assistance is available in many languages. Those who are deaf, hard of hearing or who have a speech disability may use TTY 800-462-7585. Those who use 711 or Video Relay Service should call 800-621-3362.

The centers are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through March 31 at the following locations:

Johnson County:
Paintsville Recreation Center
232 Preston Street
Paintsville, KY 41240

Lawrence County:
Lawrence County Community Center
180 Bulldog Lane
Louisa, KY 41230

Martin County:
Roy F. Collier Community Center
387 E. Main Street
Inez, KY 41224

Survivors can visit any disaster recovery center in Kentucky. They can find other centers by calling the FEMA helpline or by using the disaster recovery center locator at www.fema.gov/drclocator.

Disaster Recovery Centers provide survivors a one-stop location to get information that helps them through the recovery process.

The first step for individuals and businesses toward obtaining recovery assistance is to register with FEMA:

· By phone, call 800-621-FEMA (3362) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Assistance is available in many languages. Those who are deaf, hard of hearing or who have a speech disability may use TTY 800-462-7585. Those who use 711 or Video Relay Service should call 800-621-3362.

•By computer, go online to www.DisasterAssistance.gov.•By smartphone or tablet, use m.fema.gov.

Survivors who have questions about their registration may call the FEMA helpline at the number listed above. Survivors who are having difficulty registering also may go to a recovery center for assistance.


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