LINN COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) -- The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Linn County will close on Saturday, September 26 at 6 p.m. However, help is still available for victims of the August 10 derecho.
Applicants don't have to visit a DRC to register or submit documents to FEMA. Applicants can also register in the following ways:
- Go online to DisasterAssistance.gov.
- Download the FEMA Mobile App for smartphones.
- Call 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585) between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. CT, seven days a week. Multilingual operators are available.
Documents can also be submitted in the following ways:
- Mail to FEMA's Individuals and Households Program, National Processing Service Center, P.O. Box 10055, Hyattsville, MD 20782-7055.
- Fax to 800-827-8112.
- Submit through an online FEMA account (DisasterAssistance.gov), click on "Check Status" and follow the instructions.
The DRC in Linn County is located in the parking lot between the Cedar Rapids Kernels Stadium and Kingston Stadium (950 Rockford Rd. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404). Hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The DRC is closed on Sundays. Applicants are asked to enter the parking lot from the corner of Veterans Memorial Drive and Kurt Warner Way.
Derecho victims in Benton, Boone, Cedar, Jasper, Linn, Marshall, Polk, Poweshiek, Scott, Story and Tama counties have until October 19th to register for disaster assistance.