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Announcement From The Connecticut Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

11/21/2021

Announcement: FEMA Opens Multiple Disaster Recovery Centers Across the State for Ida Assistance

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has opened multiple Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) across Connecticut to provide disaster recovery assistance to residents and businesses impacted by the September storm. Representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration are available at the centers to explain disaster assistance programs, answer questions about FEMA letters and provide literature about repairs and rebuilding to make homes more disaster resistant.

The DRCs are located at:

  • Fairfield County
    • Bridgeport: Bridgeport Public Library, 925 Broad St., Bridgeport, CT, 06604
      • Hours for the Bridgeport location are: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; Noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and Closed Sunday
    • Greenwich: Glenville Fire Station, 266 Glenville Rd., Greenwich, CT 06831
      • The Greenwich location will open at 10 a.m. Tuesday Nov. 16, normal hours of operation are as: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; Closed Sunday.
    • Norwalk: Norwalk Fire Department, 121 Connecticut Ave., Norwalk, CT 06854
      • Hours for the Norwalk location are: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and Closed
        Sunday
  • New London County:
    • Norwich Fire Station, 10 N. Thames St., Norwich, CT. 07055.
      • Hours: Open every Saturday until further notice, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike (E Wing building, enter from north entrance), Norwich, CT 06360
      • Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday

Help is still available on Sunday by calling the Disaster Assistance helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585). The toll-free telephone lines operate from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET, seven days a week. If you use a relay service, such as video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service or others, give FEMA the number for that service.

Survivors can ask questions or seek further information in person at the DRC, in addition to online or by phone. Survivors can visit any of the DRC locations and can also find their closest location through the FEMA App. To download the FEMA App please visit the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

 

See the attached press releases below including in Spanish, to learn more about the DRCs across the state.

NR-DR-4629-CT 07 MDRC Open in New London County

NR-DR-4629-CT 08 Second FEMA Recovery Center Opens

NR-DR-4629-CT 09 Two FEMA Recovery Centers Open in Fairfield County

NR-DR-4629-CT 010 Keep Your Recovery on Track-Stay in Touch with FEMA

NR-DR-4629-CT 010 (Spanish) Keep Your Recovery on Track-Stay in Touch with FEMA

NR-DR-4629-CT 011 FEMA Recovery Center Opens Saturday in Norwalk

NR-DR-4629-CT 011 (Spanish) FEMA Recovery Center Opens Saturday in Norwalk

 

Contact: Ian Alexander

Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

Division of Emergency Management & Homeland Security 

Ian.Alexander@ct.gov