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Disaster recovery centers opening for Hamilton, Polk & McMinn

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) – Two new disaster recovery centers are scheduled to open for storm victims in the Channel 3 viewing area.

Beginning Thursday at noon, the Tennessee Emergency Management (TEMA) and Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open recovery centers in Hamilton, McMinn and Polk counties.

Beginning Friday, the centers will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sundays.

Representatives from the state and FEMA will be at the centers to assist anyone affected by the severe weather February 29th- March 2nd.

The disaster recovery centers will be located at the following addresses:

Hamilton County

Chattanooga Fire Dept. Station #7
6911 Discovery Dr.
Chattanooga, TN 37416

McMinn/Polk counties

Etowah Rural Fire and Rescue
1018 Tennessee Ave.
Etowah, TN 37331

If possible, before visiting a disaster recovery center, people with storm losses should register with FEMA by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362), which is video relay service accessible.

Applicants using TTY can call 800-462-7585.

Help is available in most languages and lines are open 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., seven days a week until further notice.

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