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FEMA assistance deadline is here

By Jennifer Emert - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Dougherty County storm victims have one more day to apply for federal assistance in person at FEMA's Disaster Recovery Center.

Tuesday will be the last day the mobile FEMA unit will be open at the Thornton Gym on Albany's east side.

More than 40 homes were damaged when creeks and streams overflowed in April.

The unit is moving to Mitchell County's Emergency Management Center on Wednesday.

FEMA representatives say if you still need to apply, you can call their disaster assistance hotline at 1-800-621-FEMA, show up at any of south Georgia's DRC'sor apply online.

DRC offices are Open from 8AM - 7PM Monday thru Saturday.

Brantley County - Nahunta - 789 Burton Street Brantley Co. Concerted Services, through May 2.

Coffee --   C. E. Weir Center 200 E. Bryan Street, Building F,  Douglas

Colquitt County-  at  the Colquitt County Emergency Management Agency, 164 Veterans Parkway North, In Moultrie.

Decatur -- Chamber 1, 1213 Vada Rd., Bainbridge

Dougherty -- Thornton Gym - East Albany

Lowndes -- Lowndes County Civic Center  2102 E. Hill Av.,  Valdosta

Tift -- Special Purpose Bldg., 202 Baldwin Dr.,  Tifton

Applicants in all area may apply on line at www.disasterassistance.gov or by phone at 1-800-621-3362. You can call 8AM to 6PM seven days a week. Multi language service available.  TTY: 1-800-462-7585.

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