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FEMA opens recovery center in Charleston
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency opened a disaster recovery center at Charleston High School, 606 South Thorn St. in Charleston, on Wednesday. FEMA centers continue to operate at the Morehouse Fire Station and Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo. People should register with FEMA by calling 1-800-621-3362 before visiting the center, FEMA spokesman John Mills said. The centers at Charleston, Morehouse and Poplar Bluff will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and Saturdays until further notice. Mills said plans are underway to open a center in Sikeston, Mo., soon. FEMA assistance is available to cover uninsured losses from flooding, including temporary housing, repair costs and home replacement. Money is also available to replace lost clothing, household items and disaster-damaged vehicles. Moving and storage expenses as a result of the disaster may also be covered by FEMA funds. Representatives of the U.S. Small Business Administration are also available at the centers to explain assistance programs.
606 South Thorn St., Charleston, Mo.