April 07, 2020

Machias disaster center to deal with storm losses

MACHIAS — Maine people with losses from the ice storm can meet with recovery officials at a Disaster Recovery Center scheduled to open today in Machias.

The center is at the Federal Building, 51 Court St., and will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Federal Emergency Management Agency specialists, Small Business Administration and other officials involved in the recovery will answer questions.

Recovery center personnel will answer questions, but they cannot process applications, said Robert Teen, federal coordinating officer. “The centers have been set up for people who have already registerd for assistance and received a response letter, but still have questions.”

To register for assistance, all FEMA’s toll-free registration number at 800-462-9029; or TTY, 800-462-7585.

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