FEMA update July 20 | News
Tampa Bay -- FEMA released the following updates for counties affected by Tropical Storm Debby.
A FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center is now open in Hillsborough County to help those survivors whose homes and/or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Debby.
Hillsborough County DRC
University Area Community Development Center
14013 N. 22nd St.
Tampa, FL 33613
The center is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
The following centers in other counties also operate with the same hours:
Pinellas County DRC
5851 Park Blvd.
Pinellas Park, FL 33871
Hernando County DRC
800 Gary Grubbs Blvd.
Brooksville, FL 34601
Pasco County DRC
Trouble Creek Square Shopping Center
4444 Grand Blvd.
New Port Richey, FL 34652
Manatee County DRC
Manatee County Convention Center
1 Haben Blvd.
Palmetto, FL 34221
Highlands County DRC
4509 S. George Blvd.
The Disaster Recovery Center in Highlands County will close Saturday, July 21 at 6 p.m.
Help is always available by calling FEMA’s toll-free helpline at 800-621-3362. Lines are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and assistance is available in most languages. Survivors who are deaf or hard of hearing and use a TTY can call 800-462-7585.
If possible, survivors should register with FEMA before going to a center. Registration is available by calling the helpline; going online to www.DisasterAssistance.gov; or by using the FEMA app or going to m.fema.gov with a smartphone or tablet.