FRANKFORT, Ky. —There are two Disaster Recovery Centers now open in Hopkins and Warren Counties to help deal with tornado relief efforts. These two centers are in addition to mobile centers in seven other locations affected by the Dec. 10 storms.
The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management and FEMA are operating the Disaster Recovery Centers. Each center offers in-person support to survivors in Caldwell, Christia, Fulton, Graves, Hart, Hickman, Hopkins, Logan, Lyon, Marshall, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Taylor and Warren counties.
FEMA will explain assistance programs offered and how to apply for aid and they will also help connect survivors with other resources needed for their recovery.
A news release from Frankfort says more recovery centers will open across the disaster area soon.
Additional Disaster Recovery Centers will open across the Kentucky disaster area in the coming days.
Disaster Recovery Center Locations:
Central High School, 6625 Hopkinsville Road, Madisonville, KY 42431
Former Sears location at Greenwood Mall, 2625 Scottsville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42104
Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST Monday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. CST Sunday, until further notice.
Both recovery centers will be closed Christmas Day.
Joining FEMA will be representatives from the Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance, the Kentucky Department of Insurance and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
In addition to the newly opened Disaster Recovery Centers, seven Mobile Registration Centers are open to help residents. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. (local time) daily, except for Christmas Day. For an updated list of locations, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4630.
If you are unable to visit one of the centers, you can apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov, call 800-621-3362, or use the FEMA mobile app.
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.