BRANDON, Fla. – Disaster Recovery Centers in Florida will close temporarily this week as a precaution for predicted severe weather.
Today, Nov. 7, centers in Fort Myers Beach, Pine Island, Orlando and North Port closed at the end of the day.
On Tuesday, Nov. 8, all other centers and mobile units will close at the end of the day.
Disaster Recovery Centers will reopen as weather permits.
It is not necessary to visit a center to apply. Survivors can go online to disasterassistance.gov, use the FEMA mobile app or call 800-621-3362. The line is open every day from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET. Help is available in most languages. If you use a relay service, such as video relay (VRS), captioned telephone or other service, give FEMA the number for that service. To view an accessible video about how to apply visit: Three Ways to Register for FEMA Disaster Assistance – YouTube.