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January 2, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- The disaster recovery center in Atlantic City will change its location on Friday, Jan. 4. The center located at the Atlantic City Convention Center will move to the following address: Boardwalk Hall 2301 Boardwalk Atlantic City, NJ  08401   Center hours are 9 a.m. until 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday.   
December 29, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. — Hurricane Sandy survivors know how important it is to be prepared for disasters.  This year, as you make your New Year’s resolutions, the Federal Emergency Management Agency urges you to have a disaster plan and integrate smartphones into it. Here are some preparedness tips:
December 29, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- The holiday season can create its own stress. This stress can be especially trying for those recovering from Hurricane Sandy. Free help is available just a phone call away for New Jersey survivors who feel overwhelmed during the holidays. The New Jersey Disaster Mental Health Helpline at 877-294-4357 or TTY 877-294-4356 is open  from 8 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. Hours for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All calls are free and confidential.  
December 28, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- If you’re a Hurricane Sandy survivor and have questions about a letter you received from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, need help finding a place to stay, or have any concerns about your recovery, a visit to a disaster recovery center can help.
December 28, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- The state of New Jersey and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have identified 769 homes and apartments currently available for rent in Atlantic, Monmouth and Ocean counties.  Households that qualified for FEMA assistance may use their FEMA rental assistance for the security deposit and rent for these units. Households that earlier told FEMA they did not need housing may request FEMA assistance to move to rental housing if their housing situation has changed.
December 27, 2012
News Release
Trenton, N.J. -- Uno de los Centros de Recuperación por Desastre (DRC, por sus siglas en inglés) enel condado de Hudson cerrará este sábado. El centro ubicado en Bayonne City Museum en Bayonne cerrará a las 7:00 p.m. el 29 de diciembre.
December 27, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- A Hudson County disaster recovery center will close this Saturday. The center located at the Bayonne City Museum in Bayonne will close at 7 p.m., December 29.
December 27, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- Some Hurricane Sandy survivors who ask for disaster assistance wonder why they receive applications for loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Receiving an SBA loan application is part of the process that begins when survivors register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help after a disaster.
December 27, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- As recovery efforts continue in New Jersey through the holiday season, it is important that residents keep in touch with their elderly relatives, friends and neighbors, or anyone they may know with a disability or access and functional need. Seniors or individuals with special needs previously living on their own may be dependent on others for food, shelter or the basic necessities of daily living. Those used to assisted living may face disruptions in their normal routines or a change in their usual caregivers. Here are some simple ways to help:
December 27, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- Hurricane Sandy survivors who have already registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency need to keep in touch with the agency, especially if their contact information changes. Updating contact information with current address and phone numbers will ensure FEMA can reach an applicant with new information or questions. Individuals can visit a disaster recovery center for help or talk by phone or 711/VRS to the toll-free FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585). Either method works to:

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