Liz McCormick Published

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Hundred Closing Friday


The last Disaster Recovery Center serving communities in northern West Virginia after devastating flash floods this summer will close this week.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Recovery Center in Wetzel County will close at 6:00 p.m. Friday evening, September 29.

The center, located at Hundred High School, opened after flooding in July devastated several communities in northern West Virginia.

Although the center is closing, flood victims can still register with FEMA by phone or online until October 17th.

Just over 800 people have registered for aid so far, and nearly $2.5 million has been granted to individuals throughout the region.

More information:

Survivors can register by calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362 (FEMA) from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week. Those who use 711 or Video Relay Service can call the same helpline. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability and use a TTY, should call 800-462-7585. Survivors with general questions or questions about their applications are encouraged to call the helpline or visit:

The number for the U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center is 800-659-2955. Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals may call 800-877-8339. For disaster program information visit

Address and hours of operations until closing:

Wetzel County

Hundred High School Library

Hundred High School, 3490 Hornet Highway, Hundred, WV 26575

Monday through Friday (the last day) 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.