FEMA To Close Disaster Recovery Center in Caruthersville

JUNE 15, 2006 - Posted at 4:45 p.m. CST

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO - The Caruthersville Disaster Recovery Center, jointly operated by FEMA and the Missouri Emergency Management Agency will close on June 20 at 5 p.m.

The center was opened shortly after a tornado destroyed much of the southeast Missouri town in early April.

After the center closes, registrants can still get answers to their questions or learn about the status of their FEMA applications by choosing the Helpline option at 1-800-621-3362.  Recovery specialsts are available to take calls from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice.  Applicants may also visit FEMA on-line at www.fema.gov.

The recovery center is located inside the American Legion Post #88, on Truman Road.