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Bladen County Disaster Recovery Center to Close

Raleigh

The Bladen County disaster recovery center in Elizabethtown will close permanently at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29. However, help is just a phone call or a mouse click away.


The Bladen center is located at:
                                                 Bladen County Agricultural Center
                                                                  450 Smith Circle
                                                          Elizabethtown, N.C. 28337
                                                            Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
                                         Closing permanently 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29

Individuals and businesses in counties included in the North Carolina federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence may still register for assistance before the Dec. 13 deadline by:

  • Calling the disaster assistance helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY) anytime from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week. Multilingual operators are available. You can update your contact information, ask questions about a letter from FEMA, get information about FEMA home inspections, or learn how to appeal a FEMA decision.
  • Going online to DisasterAssistance.gov or DisasterAssistance.gov in Spanish.
  • Downloading the FEMA mobile app or the FEMA mobile app in Spanish.
  • Downloading the ReadyNC app
  • Visiting any of the recovery centers that remain open. To find center locations and current hours, download the FEMA mobile app, the ReadyNC app, or visit FEMA.gov/DRC. Center hours and operations are adjusted based on visitor demand. The centers are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, until further notice. All are closed Sundays. 

If you have questions about a U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loan, you may contact SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center by calling 800-659-2955 or 800-877-8339 (TTY).  You may also email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov or visit SBA’s website at sba.gov/disaster

If you have unmet disaster-related needs, you may call the statewide referral service at 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162 (TTY), or text Florence to 898211. 

For more information on North Carolina’s recovery from Hurricane Florence, visit ncdps.gov/Florence and FEMA.gov/Disaster/4393. Follow us on Twitter: @NCEmergency and @FEMARegion4.
 

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