Pitt County disaster recovery center closes

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Disaster recovery centers across the area are slowly starting to close.

FEMA shut the doors to Pitt County’s disaster recovery center 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Although centers are closing, FEMA representatives will still be available online and over the phone to answer questions and help with claims.

“People have until January 9 to register,” said Nate Custer, FEMA. “We extended the deadline by 31 days, so people can call our hotline and register or go to disasterassistance.gov.”

Custer encouraged people to stay in touch and file for help as soon as possible.

About 600 people were served at Pitt County’s disaster recovery center.

Thousands of people were helped across the state.

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