Disaster Recovery Center Reopens in Fulton County

FRANKFORT, Ky – The Disaster Recovery Center in Fulton County will reopen at noon on Dec. 27.

The location is as follows:
 

FULTON COUNTY
Gibson Electric Membership Corp.
1702 Moscow Ave., Hickman, KY 42050

The Disaster Recovery Centers, operated by the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management and FEMA, offer in-person support to survivors in the designated counties of Barren, Caldwell, Christian, Fulton, Graves, Hart, Hickman, Hopkins, Logan, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Taylor and Warren.

FEMA representatives can explain available assistance programs, how to apply to FEMA, and help connect survivors with resources for their recovery needs. Other Disaster Recovery Centers will open across the Kentucky disaster area in the coming days.

Additional Disaster Recovery Center Locations currently open:

HOPKINS COUNTY
Central High School
6625 Hopkinsville Road, Madisonville KY 42431

WARREN COUNTY
Former Sears location at Greenwood Mall
2625 Scottsville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104

CALDWELL COUNTY
Butler Gymnasium
600 W. Main St., Princeton, KY 42445

MUHLENBERG COUNTY
Neal’s Chapel General Baptist Church
State Route 81, Sacramento, KY 42372

MARSHALL COUNTY
Joe Creason Community Center
1600 Park Ave., Benton, KY 42025

GRAVES COUNTY
Graves County Public Library
601 N. 17th St., Mayfield, KY 42066

Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST Monday through Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. CST Sunday, until further notice.

To find the latest Disaster Recovery Center information, open the FEMA App on your smart phone, click on “Talk to FEMA in person.” The centers are all listed with pertinent details.

In addition to FEMA personnel, representatives from the Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance, the Kentucky Department of Insurance, and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be available at the recovery centers to assist survivors.

The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are federal facilities and under COVID-19 protocols a face mask is required. If you do not have a mask, one can be provided.

Mobile Registration Center Locations

In addition to the newly opened DRCs, Mobile Registration Centers are open to help residents apply for FEMA assistance and provide information about resources for survivors. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CST) daily, For an updated list of locations, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4630.

You do not need to visit a center to apply with FEMA

If you are unable to visit one of the centers, there are other ways to apply: You can apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov, by calling 800-621-3362, or by using the FEMA mobile app. If you use a relay service, such as video relay (VRS), captioned telephone or other service, you can provide FEMA the number for that service.

When you apply, you will need to provide:

  • A current phone number where you can be contacted.
  • Your address at the time of the disaster and the address where you are now staying.
  • Your Social Security Number.
  • A general list of damage and losses.
  • Banking information if you choose direct deposit.
  • If insured, the policy number or the agent and/or the company name.

The deadline to apply for federal assistance is Feb. 11, 2022.

For an accessible video on how to apply for FEMA assistance, go to youtube.com/watch?v=WZGpWI2RCNw.

 

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