FEMA opens disaster centers in Bertie and Pitt counties

Flooding in downtown Windsor, North Carolina on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Image Credit: Scott Sauer, Bertie County

BERTIE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) – Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are now open in Bertie and Pitt counties, FEMA has announced.

The centers are for people who suffered losses and damage from Hurricane Matthew. Residents can get information about state and federal assistance.

Location: Bertie County
Bertie County Senior Center
103 West School St
Windsor, NC 27983

Pitt County
Pitt County Agricultural Center
403 Government Circle
Greenville, NC 27834

Regular hours: Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Disaster recovery centers are staffed with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), North Carolina Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Survivors can get help applying for federal assistance, learn about the types of assistance available, learn about the appeals process and get updates about applications.

Get the full information about the centers in the following press release.