FEMA: Help Remains Available After Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Bishopville
The Federal Emergency Management Agency reports that tne disaster recovery center, located at the Recreation Center at 397 Chappell Drive in Bishopville, will close Saturday, Dec. 12 at 3 p.m.
However, applicants in Bishopville may still visit other recovery centers to ask disaster assistance questions. They can locate their closest center by visiting asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm.
Representatives from the South Carolina Emergency Management Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies are at centers to answer questions about disaster assistance and low-interest loans.
Many services available at disaster recovery centers are also available by calling the FEMA helpline. Applicants can get help by calling 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585; those who use 711/VRS can call 800-621-3362. Lines are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.
For the latest information on South Carolina flood recovery operations, visit scemd.org and fema.gov/disaster/4241.