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Mississippi Disaster Recovery Centers now operating under new weekday hours

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Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in portions of the state impacted by recent tornadoes will have new weekday operations beginning Monday.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that all Mississippi DRCs are reducing their Monday through Friday hours to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekend hours will remain 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and closed on Sundays.

The following DRC locations are still open throughout the state:

  • Humphreys County: Humphreys County Library, 105 Hayden St., Belzoni, MS 39038
  • Monroe County: Monroe County Government Complex, 1619 Highway 25, Amory, MS 38821
  • Montgomery County: Montgomery County Coliseum, 200 Recreation Drive, Winona, MS 38967
  • Panola County: Mississippi State University Extension Center, 245 Eureka St. Suite C, Batesville, MS 38606
  • Sharkey County: Sharkey Issaquena Nursing Home, 431 West Race St., Rolling Fork, MS 39159

There will also be three mobile DRCs available to residents this week:

  • Washington County (through 05/20): Red Rempson Memorial Expo Building, Washington County Convention Center Complex, 1040 S. Raceway Road, Greenville, MS 38701.
  • Carroll County (through 05/17): North Carrollton Baptist Church, 300 George St., North Carrollton, MS 38947.
  • Humphreys County (05/18-05/20): 254 East St., Silver City, MS 39166. Thursday, May 18, through Saturday, May 20.

At DRCs, survivors can speak with specialists about their FEMA applications, disaster loans, other assistance and resources, and best practices for rebuilding.

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