FEMA Farmers Recovery Centers

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On Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to noon, a Farmers Recovery Center will be open at the Dixie County Public Library at 16328 SE US-19 in Cross City.

At the Farmers Recovery Center, you can learn about disaster assistance programs available for farmers (both land and water). You will be able to meet with representatives from USDA Farm Service Agency, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA Rural Development, and U.S. Small Business Administration.

Disaster Recovery Centers provide disaster survivors with information from Florida state agencies and federal agencies, FEMA, and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Survivors can get help applying for federal assistance and disaster loans, update applications and learn about other resources available.

There are several centers open in the area impacted by Hurricane Idalia. You do not have to go to a center in your county, you can visit any open center. To find a center close to you, go online to: DRC Locator or floridadisaster.org, or you can text DRC along with your Zip Code to 43362.

It is not necessary to visit a center. Survivors can apply online at disasterassistance.gov, use the FEMA mobile app or call 800-621-3362. The line is open every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET. To view an accessible video about how to apply visit: Three Ways to Register for FEMA Disaster Assistance – YouTube.

For the latest information on Florida’s recovery from Hurricane Idalia, visit floridadisaster.org/updates/ and fema.gov/disaster/4734.

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