SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Chatham County disaster recovery center in Savannah will close
Friday, Dec. 16.
Location: Savannah Technical College
5717 White Bluff Rd.
Savannah, GA 31405
Closing: 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16
Dec. 16 is also the deadline to register with FEMA for disaster assistance.
After the registration deadline and after the center closes, disaster survivors whose homes or businesses were affected by Hurricane Matthew can still get updates about applications, learn about the appeals process or check the status of their claim the following ways:
- Online at DisasterAssistance.gov (also in Spanish).
- Download the FEMA mobile app (also in Spanish).
- Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (FEMA). Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability and use a TTY may call 800-462-7585. Toll-free numbers are open daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Help is available in most languages and information on the registration process is available in ASL at http://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/videos/111546.
Recovery officials encourage Georgia survivors who registered for disaster assistance with FEMA to stay in touch. If survivors change addresses or phone numbers, they should update FEMA with the information. Missing or erroneous information could result in delays in receiving assistance.
Federal assistance is available to eligible individuals and households in Bryan, Bulloch, Chatham, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Wayne counties. Damage or losses from Hurricane Matthew must have occurred Oct. 4-15.