2 FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers closing, but assistance is still available

Published: Monday, June 16, 2014 at 03:06 PM.

Survivors have until 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 17 to visit two state/federal disaster recovery centers in Okaloosa and Walton counties, but assistance is still available and only a phone call away.

Those affected by the disaster do not have to visit a center to register for or receive disaster assistance. People with storm-related losses are encouraged to register with FEMA before visiting a center.

Disaster recovery centers will continue normal operating hours, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., through Tuesday, June 17. The centers are closed Sunday.

To date, the centers have received more than 750 visits combined.

Okaloosa County's disaster recovery center is in the Senior Center, 205 Stillwell Blvd., Crestview.

Walton County's disaster recovery center is in the Community Church of Santa Rosa Beach, 3524 U.S. 98, Santa Rosa Beach.

Florida Panhandle survivors who were affected by the severe storms and flooding can apply for federal disaster assistance until July 7.

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