CORRECTION: Disaster Recovery Center Closings Wednesday and Friday

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JACKSON, Miss. – The disaster recovery center in Waynesboro will be open only Tuesday and Wednesday, May 27-28, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., then closed.

In Columbus, the disaster recovery center located on Stadium Road will be open Tuesday through Friday, May 27-30, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., then closed.

All six centers currently open in Mississippi will be closed Sunday and Memorial Day.

Four disaster recovery centers will remain open in Mississippi until further notice. Mississippi disaster survivors can visit any of the disaster recovery centers open in the state. Survivors can also call the FEMA helpline for assistance at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585.) Locations can be found by visiting FEMA.gov/DRCLocator or by calling the FEMA helpline.

Closing Wednesday:

Wayne County

810 Chickasawhay Dr.

Waynesboro, Miss. 39367

Open Tuesday through Wednesday, May 28, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., then closed.

 

Closing Friday:

Lowndes County

381 Stadium Rd.

Columbus, Miss. 39702

Open Tuesday through Friday, May 30, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., then closed.

 

Disaster Recovery Centers Remaining Open:

Jones County

1425 Ellisville Blvd., Laurel, Miss.

Closed Memorial Day. Normal hours 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, closed Sundays.

 

Lee County

320 Court St., Tupelo, Miss.

Closed Memorial Day. Normal hours 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, closed Sundays.

 

Lowndes County

222 Lawrence Dr., Columbus, Miss.

Closed Memorial Day. Normal hours 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, closed Sundays.

 

Winston County

826 S. Church Ave., Louisville, Miss.

Closed Memorial Day. Normal hours 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, closed Sundays.

 

Disaster survivors in Itawamba, Jones, Leake, Lee, Lowndes, Madison, Montgomery, Rankin, Simpson, Warren, Wayne and Winston counties may be eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance program.

Individuals and households in those counties can register for FEMA Individual Assistance online at DisasterAssistance.gov, via smartphone or tablet at m.FEMA.gov or by calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-FEMA (3362). People who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability and use a TTY should call 800-462-7585. Lines are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (central time) and assistance is available in multiple languages.

For more information on Mississippi disaster recovery, go to FEMA.gov/Disaster/4175. Visit the MEMA site at msema.org or on Facebook at .

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards. 

Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). If you have a speech disability or hearing loss and use a TTY, call 800-462-7585 directly; if you use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 800-621-3362.

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