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Hurricane Ian Disaster Recovery Center to open in North Charleston to help aid applicants

WCIV Charleston 12/2/2022 Joseph Erickson
© Provided by WCIV Charleston

Relief is coming to Charleston County residents and owners of Private Non-Profits (PNP) organizations who experienced the damaging effects of Hurricane Ian.

The Charleston County Emergency Management Department is opening a Disaster Recovery Center at North Charleston Public Works, located at 5800 Casper Padgett Way, on Monday, Dec. 5.

Staff members will be available to help impacted individuals apply for relief through FEMA or the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). No appointments are necessary.

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The center will be open on the following dates at the following times:

  • December 5 from 1 to 6 p.m.
  • December 6 - 9 and December 12 - 16 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • December 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The deadline for PNPs to file applications for physical property damage is Jan. 20, 2023.

Residents who suffered damage can register for help from FEMA in the following ways:

  • Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.
  • Online on the FEMA app.
  • Call 800-621-3362. Residents who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability and use a TTY may call 800-462-7585. Language translators also are available.

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