Arkansas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers to Close in Pope and Perry Counties

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) – Arkansas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Atkins, AR is scheduled to close on Wednesday, July 17 at 3 p.m., and the DRC in Houston, AR will close on Friday, July 19 at 3 p.m.

The Disaster Recovery Centers are located at:


Atkins Fire Department
104 Ave 2 NE
Atkins, AR 72823

Last day of operation: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 8 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Houston Assembly of God
2151 HWY 60
Houston, AR 72070

Last day of operation: Friday, July 19, 2019 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Representatives from the State of Arkansas, FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and other organizations are at the centers to explain available assistance programs and help connect survivors with resources that best match their recovery needs.

Disaster survivors can visit any Disaster Recovery Center location across the nation for assistance. Use the FEMA mobile app or visit here for center locations and times.

Homeowners, renters and businesses should register for disaster assistance before visiting a recovery center. There are several ways to register:

  • Go online to or (for Spanish).
  • Use the FEMA mobile app in English or Spanish.
  • Call the disaster assistance helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY) anytime from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time seven days a week until further notice. Multilingual operators are available.
  • All recovery centers are accessible to people with disabilities. Centers have assistive technology to aid in communication. To schedule an American Sign Language interpreter, call or text 717- 395-1379.

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