Chatham County Disaster Recovery Center in Savannah to Close Dec. 16

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Chatham County disaster recovery center in Savannah will close

Friday, Dec. 16.


Chatham County

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 (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.


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.


For updates on Georgia’s Hurricane Matthew response and recovery, follow @GeorgiaEMA and @FEMARegion4 on Twitter and visit and

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