Disaster Recovery Centers open in Hyde County

Published 7:02 pm Wednesday, October 10, 2018

From North Carolina Emergency Management

A disaster recovery center is now open in the community of Swan Quarter in Hyde County. North Carolina Emergency Management and FEMA will open additional centers in affected counties in the coming days. The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the North Carolina federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence.

Representatives from the State of North Carolina, FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and other organizations are at the centers to explain available assistance programs and help connect survivors with resources that best match their recovery needs.

The Hyde County center is located at:

O.A. Peay School

1430 Main St.

Swan Quarter, N.C. 27885

Hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Disaster survivors can visit any of the centers for assistance. Use the FEMA app or visit FEMA.gov/DRC to view other locations. Homeowners, renters and businesses should register for disaster assistance before visiting a recovery center. There are several ways to register:

  • Go online to DisasterAssistance.gov;
  • Use the FEMA mobile app; or
  • Call FEMA at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711 or VRS) anytime from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. local time seven days a week until further notice. Those who use TTY may call 800-462 7585.

Multilingual operators are available and all recovery centers are accessible to people with disabilities.