Tuesday, April 15, 1997
Disaster centers alter hours
Help available for aid applications

The Cincinnati Enquirer

The Federal Emergency Management Association's Disaster Recovery Centers have changed their hours to 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

These Disaster Recovery Centers help victims complete loan applications and provide information through representatives from FEMA, Small Business Administration, Crisis Counseling, Hazard Mitigation, National Flood Insurance, Department of Agriculture and Internal Revenue Service.

Flood victims can register for assistance by calling FEMA at 1-800-462-9029; hearing or speech impaired can call TDD 1-800-462-7585. After applying for assistance, victims can visit any of the following Ohio centers to meet with recovery officials:

Adams County: Adams County Department of Human Services, 482 Rice Drive., West Union; Manchester Community Center, corner of Fourth Street and Pike, Manchester (open 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday).

Brown County: Old Administration Building at the Fairgrounds, off Ohio 125, Georgetown.

Clermont County: New Richmond Community Center, corner of Market and Main streets, New Richmond.

Hamilton County: Leonard S. Shore Senior Citizens Center at Reeves Golf Course, 4745 Playfield Lane, Cincinnati.

Pike County: Piketon Research Extension Center, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon (open Monday and Tuesday only).

Scioto County: Angel Computing, 1023 Fourth St., Portsmouth.

Flood victims who have questions after the May 3 applications deadline can receive information by calling 1-800-525-0321; hearing or speech impaired can call the TTY number 1-800-660-8005.