South Carolina Disaster Recovery Centers Open

Full List of FEMA DRC’s Across South Carolina

Release date: October 9, 2015
Release Number: FEMA-4241-DR NR 003

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Several disaster recovery centers are open to help South Carolina flood survivors. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.

Representatives from the South Carolina Emergency Management Division, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Small Business Administration and other agencies will be at the centers to explain disaster assistance programs and help survivors apply for aid.

The disaster recovery centers are located at the following addresses:

Lexington County
Lexington Main Library
5440 Augusta Road
Lexington

Lexington County
Irmo Branch Library
6251 St. Andrews Road
Columbia

Richland County
7421 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC 29209

Richland County
Richland Library – Eastover
608 Main Street
Eastover, SC 29044

Sumter County
Sumter County Civic Center
700 W Liberty Street
Sumter, SC 29150

Clarendon County
7 Maple Street
Manning, SC 29349

Orangeburg County
8423 Old State RD
Holly Hill, SC 29059

If possible, before going to a disaster recovery center, people with flooding losses should register with FEMA.  They can go online to DisasterAssistance.gov or call 800-621-3362. Help is available in most languages, and lines are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week until further notice.

Disaster assistance applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing should call 800-462-7585 (TTY). For Video Relay Service or accommodations to visit a center, call 800-621-3362.

Federal disaster assistance for individuals and families can include money for temporary rental assistance and essential home repairs for primary residences not covered by insurance.

Low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business Administration are also available to help with homeowner, renter and business uninsured losses. Survivors and businesses should first register with FEMA and may obtain information on SBA disaster loan applications by calling 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for people who are deaf or hard of hearing) or online at www.SBA.gov. They may also apply online at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

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