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Hurricane Ian Disaster Recovery Centers reopen across impact area

Harlem Heights after Ian
Tara Calligan
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A resident of these flooded apartments searches through discarded and damaged items that have been placed on the curb. Streets are still full of by knee-deep storm and wastewater, six days after Hurricane Ian made landfall in Southwest Florida. October 5, 2022

Disaster Recovery Centers for Hurricane Ian survivors reopened Monday after temporarily closing last week for severe weather.

Most of the centers, designed to help disaster survivors jumpstart their recovery from Hurricane Ian. are open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and closed Sundays, unless otherwise noted.

Locations:

  • BREVARD COUNTY: Cuyler Park Community Center, 2331 Harry T. Moore Ave., Mims, FL 32754
  • CHARLOTTE COUNTY: Tringali Rec Center, 3450 N Access Rd., Englewood, FL 34224; Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday
  • DESOTO COUNTY: Brewer Sports Park, 1347 SE Hargrave St, Arcadia, FL 34266. Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday
  • FLAGLER COUNTY: Flagler County Fairgrounds, 150 Sawgrass Rd., Bunnell, FL 32110
  • GLADES COUNTY: Glades County Health Department, 1021 Health Park Drive, Moore Haven, FL 33471
  • HARDEE COUNTY: Civic Center, 515 Civic Center Dr., Wauchula, FL 33873
  • HIGHLANDS COUNTY: Highlands County Extension Office, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875
  • HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY: HCC Regent, 6437 Watson Road, Riverview, FL 33578
  • LAKE COUNTY: First Baptist Church of Astor Lake County, 24731 Ann St., Astor FL 32102
  • LEE COUNTY: Lakes Regional Library, 15290 Bass Rd., Fort Myers, FL 33919; Lake Kennedy Center, 400 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33915; Sanibel Community Church, 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957. All sites open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
  • MANATEE COUNTY: John Marble Park, 3675 53rd Ave. E., Bradenton, FL 34203. Learn more at fema.gov/disaster/46732; Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday
  • OKEECHOBEE COUNTY: Okeechobee County Library, 206 SW 16th St., Okeechobee, FL 34974; Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday
  • ORANGE COUNTY: Barnett Park, 4801 W. Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL 32808
  • OSCEOLA COUNTY: Hart Memorial Central Library, 211 E. Dakin Ave., Kissimmee, FL 34741
  • PINELLAS COUNTY: Lealman Exchange Community Center, 5175 45th St N., St. Petersburg, FL 33714
  • POLK COUNTY: W.H. Stuart Center, 1702 S. Holland Pkwy., Bartow, FL 33830
  • PUTNAM COUNTY: Putnam County Fairgrounds, 117 Yelvington Road, East Palatka, FL 32131
  • SARASOTA COUNTY: Shannon Staub Public Library, 4675 Career Lane, North Port, FL 34289; Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday
  • SEMINOLE COUNTY: Seminole State College - Barbara Miller Automotive Center, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford, FL., 32773
  • ST. JOHNS COUNTY: Wind Mitigation Building, 3111 Agricultural Center Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32092
  • VOLUSIA COUNTY: Volusia County Health Department, 1845 Holsonback Dr., Daytona Beach, FL 32117

It is not necessary to visit a center to apply for FEMA assistance. Survivors can go online to disasterassistance.gov, use the FEMA mobile app or call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362. The line is open every day from 7 a.m. to 11p.m. ET. Help is available in most languages. If you use a relay service, such as video relay (VRS), captioned telephone or other service, give FEMA the number for that service. To view an accessible video about how to apply visit: Three Ways to Register for FEMA Disaster Assistance - YouTube.

Survivors who sustained damage from Hurricane Nicole should contact their insurance company, take pictures of the damage, begin clean up, and save receipts. Visit floridadisaster.org/info/nicole/ for updated response and recovery information.

For the latest information on Florida’s recovery from Hurricane Ian, visit floridadisaster.org/info and fema.gov/disaster/4673. Follow FEMA Region 4 (@femaregion4) / Twitter and at facebook.com/fema.

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