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FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers opening in Warren and Lowndes counties Friday

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that two FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers will open Friday, Sept. 27, in Warren and Lowndes counties to provide one-on-one assistance to Mississippians affected by the storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding that happened from Feb. 22 to March 29, 2019.

Recovery specialists from FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and other state, federal, and volunteer agencies will provide information on available services, explain assistance programs and help survivors complete or check the status of their applications.

The Disaster Recovery Center location for Warren County is at the Vicksburg Mall, 3505 Pemberton Square Blvd., Suite 25 in Vicksburg.

The Disaster Recovery Center location for Lowndes County is at the East Columbus Gym, 222 Lawrence Drive, in Columbus.

The hours for both facilities are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The centers will be closed on Sundays.

Before visiting a recovery center, residents are asked to register online at DisasterAssistance.gov or call 800-621-FEMA (3362).

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