COLUMBIA, S.C. – The state of South Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency opened a Disaster Recovery Center on Wednesday in Darlington County.

The center is at the National Guard Armory at 1764 Harry Byrd Highway in Darlington.

Eight additional centers are open in the areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

The centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in the counties included in the South Carolina major disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence and the subsequent floods.

Recovery specialists from the state, FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration visit the centers to talk about assistance and help survivors who need help in finding recovery resources.

Disaster survivors in Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties can visit any center for assistance. Visit fema.gov/DRC to view other locations.

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