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Emergency Management Information

Disaster Recovery Center now open in Pinellas County Federal assistance available to local victims of

Hurricane Hermine

* FEMA Disaster Recovery Center open for local victims of Hurricane Hermine * Center is open Monday-Saturday at St. Petersburg College EpiCenter * Residents seeking assistance must apply online at www.disasterassistance.gov Pinellas County is working with federal agencies to provide relief for homeowners and renters in Pinellas County affected by Hurricane Hermine's storms and flooding that impacted the state between Aug. 31 and Sept. 11. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened a Disaster Recovery Center at the St. Petersburg College EpiCenter (13805 58th St. N. in Clearwater) to assist Pinellas County residents affected by Hurricane Hermine. The center is open Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., and closed on Sundays. Disaster Recovery Centers serve as one-stop shops for eligible storm survivors seeking one-on-one help. Representatives from the FEMA, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and various state agencies will be at the center to answer questions about disaster assistance and low-interest disaster loans for homeowners and renters, and to help them apply for assistance. FEMA encourages survivors to register as soon as possible. It is not necessary to visit a center to register for and receive federal disaster assistance. If possible, survivors should register with FEMA before visiting a recovery center via any of the following methods: * Apply online to www.disasterassistance.gov; * Contact FEMA by smart phone or tablet using the FEMA app or going to https://www.fema.gov/ or; * Call the FEMA toll-free number 800-621-FEMA (3362) or 800-462-7585 (TTY). Telephone lines are answered from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.  Multilingual operators are available. Disaster assistance may include grants to help homeowners and renters pay for temporary housing, essential home repairs, personal property replacement, and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance. More information is available online at www.fema.gov/recovery-directorate/assistance-individuals-and-households. SBA offers low-interest disaster loans for businesses of all sizes, homeowners, renters, and certain private non-profit organizations. SBA disaster loans may cover repairs and rebuilding, as well as the cost of replacing lost or disaster-damaged real estate and personal property. For more information about SBA loans, call SBA's Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955, email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov, or visit http://www.sba.gov/disaster.  TTY users may call (800) 877-8339. Applicants may also apply online using the Electronic Loan Application via SBA's secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. For more information on emergency preparedness, visit www.pinellascounty.org/emergency.

Shelter Information

Tarpon Springs Middle School, 501 N Florida Ave, Tarpon Springs Brooker Creek Elementary School, 3130 Forelock Rd, Tarpon Springs Eastlake High School, 11300 Silver Eagle Dr, Palm Harbor Palm Harbor University, 1900 Omaha Rd, Palm Harbor Carwise Middle School, 3301 Bentley Dr, Palm Harbor NOAA Extreme Weather Information Guide for West Central Florida

Contact Information and Helpful Links

Tarpon Springs Police Department, (727) 938-2840, 444 South Huey Ave Tarpon Springs Fire Rescue, (727) 938-3737, Station 69, 444 South Huey Ave, Station 70, (727) 934-2760, 1025 Gulf Rd Evacuation Map and Shelter Details Information Be Prepared Check List Hurricane Guide Know Your Evacuation Zone Storm Preparations for Debris Removals Survival Kit Checklist Hurricane Services for Elderly and Special Needs Residents Pinellas County Emergency Management Florida Department of Emergency Management Federal Emergency Management Agency National Flood Insurance Program National Hurricane Center Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council Emergency Management
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Copyright © 2015 City of Tarpon Springs. All rights registered

Emergency

Management

Information

Disaster Recovery

Center now open in

Pinellas County

Federal assistance

available to local

victims of Hurricane

Hermine

* FEMA Disaster Recovery Center open for local victims of Hurricane Hermine * Center is open Monday-Saturday at St. Petersburg College EpiCenter * Residents seeking assistance must apply online at www.disasterassistance.gov Pinellas County is working with federal agencies to provide relief for homeowners and renters in Pinellas County affected by Hurricane Hermine's storms and flooding that impacted the state between Aug. 31 and Sept. 11. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened a Disaster Recovery Center at the St. Petersburg College EpiCenter (13805 58th St. N. in Clearwater) to assist Pinellas County residents affected by Hurricane Hermine. The center is open Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., and closed on Sundays. Disaster Recovery Centers serve as one-stop shops for eligible storm survivors seeking one-on-one help. Representatives from the FEMA, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and various state agencies will be at the center to answer questions about disaster assistance and low-interest disaster loans for homeowners and renters, and to help them apply for assistance. FEMA encourages survivors to register as soon as possible. It is not necessary to visit a center to register for and receive federal disaster assistance. If possible, survivors should register with FEMA before visiting a recovery center via any of the following methods: * Apply online to www.disasterassistance.gov; * Contact FEMA by smart phone or tablet using the FEMA app or going to https://www.fema.gov/ or; * Call the FEMA toll-free number 800-621-FEMA (3362) or 800-462-7585 (TTY). Telephone lines are answered from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.  Multilingual operators are available. Disaster assistance may include grants to help homeowners and renters pay for temporary housing, essential home repairs, personal property replacement, and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance. More information is available online at www.fema.gov/recovery-directorate/assistance- individuals-and-households. SBA offers low-interest disaster loans for businesses of all sizes, homeowners, renters, and certain private non-profit organizations. SBA disaster loans may cover repairs and rebuilding, as well as the cost of replacing lost or disaster-damaged real estate and personal property. For more information about SBA loans, call SBA's Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955, email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov, or visit http://www.sba.gov/disaster.  TTY users may call (800) 877-8339. Applicants may also apply online using the Electronic Loan Application via SBA's secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. For more information on emergency preparedness, visit www.pinellascounty.org/emergency.

Shelter Information

Tarpon Springs Middle School, 501 N Florida Ave, Tarpon Springs Brooker Creek Elementary School, 3130 Forelock Rd, Tarpon Springs Eastlake High School, 11300 Silver Eagle Dr, Palm Harbor Palm Harbor University, 1900 Omaha Rd, Palm Harbor Carwise Middle School, 3301 Bentley Dr, Palm Harbor NOAA Extreme Weather Information Guide for West Central Florida

Contact Information and Helpful Links

Tarpon Springs Police Department, (727) 938-2840, 444 South Huey Ave Tarpon Springs Fire Rescue, (727) 938-3737, Station 69, 444 South Huey Ave, Station 70, (727) 934-2760, 1025 Gulf Rd Evacuation Map and Shelter Details Information Be Prepared Check List Hurricane Guide Know Your Evacuation Zone Storm Preparations for Debris Removals Survival Kit Checklist Hurricane Services for Elderly and Special Needs Residents Pinellas County Emergency Management Florida Department of Emergency Management Federal Emergency Management Agency National Flood Insurance Program National Hurricane Center Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council Emergency Management
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