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Disaster Recovery Center (DRC)


Service Role


Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) offers community a DRC whether a FEMA designated DRC; a state, county or municipal DRC, a Point of distribution (POD) of aid, or simply a place for neighbors to make sense and provide each other aid.



Best practices may include:

Decide, with the assistance of local government and emergency management, which DRC is appropriate for the public library:

Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) Picture

LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library serves as a FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center. Photograph courtesy of Judith Ring, Director, State Library and Archives of Florida.