A disaster recovery center is scheduled to open Tuesday in Rowan County to help those who suffered losses after April storms and flooding.
The center, operated by the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is to open at noon Tuesday at the Morehead City Administration Building, 314 Bridge Street in Morehead.
Hours for the center will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors.
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Specialists can help with registration, check an applicant's case, answer questions about an application or review information needed to process an application.
Survivors who suffered financial losses from the severe storms, tornadoes, flooding and mudslides April 2 through April 17 should register for assistance before visiting the center.
Survivors can register by using the following methods:
■ Online, go to DisasterAssistance.gov.
■ Call 1-800-621-3362 (TTY 1-800-462-7585; video relay service 1-800-621-3362).
■ With smartphone or tablet, go to m.fema.gov.
The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.
Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and essential home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help people and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.