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FEMA to open new Disaster Recovery Center in Huntsville



Little Rock, Arkansas – For Arkansans affected by the tornadoes that occurred from May 24–27, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is constructing a new Disaster Recovery Center in Huntsville.

Now operating in the Natural State is the sixth center.

The center will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. starting today and continuing through Monday, June 24, according to FEMA.

The following address is where the center will be situated:

• Clifty Volunteer Fire Department 182, 182 Madison 8248, Huntsville, AR 72740

This location is now connected to the other Disaster Centers at:

• Northwest Arkansas Community College, Becky Paneitz Student Center, SC 108, 1211 SE Eagle Way, Bentonville, AR 72712

• Boone County Government Building, 220 N. Arbor Drive, Harrison, AR 7260

• Marion County Fairgrounds, 513 E Seawell Ave, Summit, AR 72677

• Food Bank of North Central Arkansas, 1042 Highland Circle, Mountain Home, AR 72653 (this location is CLOSED on Sundays)

Residents of Baxter, Benton, Boone, Fulton, Greene, Madison, Marion and Randolph are welcome to visit any open Disaster Center.

Centers allow residents to personally meet with representatives of FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and other Arkansas departments.

Appointments are not needed to visit a center.

You do not need to visit a Disaster Center to apply for FEMA assistance.

Any open disaster center is open to residents of Baxter, Benton, Boone, Fulton, Greene, Madison, Marion, and Randolph.

Residents can have in-person meetings with personnel from various Arkansas departments, FEMA, and the U.S. Small Business Administration at these centers.

A facility can be visited without an appointment.

Applying for FEMA help does not need you to go to a Disaster Center.

You can also:
• Download the FEMA App for mobile devices

• Call the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362 between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Help is available in most languages. If you use a relay service, such as video relay (VRS), captioned telephone or other service, give FEMA your number for that service.

• To view an accessible video about how to apply visit: Three Ways to Register for FEMA Disaster Assistance – YouTube.


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