New State, FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Lake County

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The Lake County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Clearlake is open to help survivors impacted by the Valley Fire. Disaster Recovery Centers are operated by the California Office of Emergency Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in partnership with the county and local agencies.

DRC Location:
The Lake County Disaster Recovery Center in Clearlake
Old Apria Health Care
14860 Olympic Dr., Clearlake, CA 95422
Hours of operation:
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to  5 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the State of California, the U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies are among those represented to explain assistance programs and help survivors register.

Two other DRCs are operational to assist California wildfire survivors. To find the nearest location they may visit fema.gov/drc.

Survivors with losses are encouraged to register for assistance before going to the disaster recovery center by calling 800-621-3362 or
(TTY) 800-462-7585. Those who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services can call 800-621-3362 to register. Online registration is also available at DisasterAssistance.gov or by using a web enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov. Businesses and residents can go to sba.gov/disaster or call SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (Deaf or hard of hearing may call 800-877-8339).

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