Disaster recovery center to open in Cairo

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

MARION, Ill. -- A temporary Disaster Recovery Center will open today in Cairo, Ill., at Emerson Elementary School, 3101 Elm St. (31st and Elm), to allow people to meet with disaster recovery specialists. Residents will also be able to check on the status of their disaster assistance application and find out about other disaster programs available from the U.S. Small Business Administration, state and local agencies and voluntary organizations. The center will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week. Residents do not have to go to the center to apply for disaster assistance. Individuals are encouraged to apply by completing an application online anytime at www.disasterassistance.gov, by web-enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov or by calling toll-free 1-800-621-3362 or TTY 1-800-462-7585.

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