Disaster Recovery Center to open in Norwalk

A Disaster Recovery Center operated by the State of Connecticut and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will open at noon Tuesday at Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave., Norwalk.
The center will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28, through Saturday, Dec.1.
Specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration will be on hand at the center to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors.
People who suffered losses can get person-to-person assistance at the centers from specialists skilled in many disaster-related subjects. Specialists at the center can help with registration; check an individual’s case; answer questions about their claim; or review information needed to process their claim.
Survivors can register online anytime day or night at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, or with a smartphone or other web-enabled device at m.fema.gov. Survivors can also register by phone anytime by calling FEMA at 800-621-3362. The TTY number is 800-462-7585. Multilingual operators are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The deadline to register is Dec. 31, 2012.