New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086)

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November 17, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J .--  Anyone affected by Hurricane Sandy can now visit newly opened Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Atlantic and Ocean counties if they have questions about recovery programs. There are now 27 DRCs open daily. The center in Bay Head will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. while the curfew remains in effect.  All others are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. All DRCs in New Jersey will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22.
November 16, 2012
News Release
LINCROFT, N.J. -- FEMA, the state of New Jersey, volunteer agencies and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, working out of the State-FEMA Joint Field Office in Lincroft, NJ, began a Shelter In Place Assistance Program Nov. 14 to help New Jersey residents recover following Hurricane Sandy. The program provides training, mentoring, and materials by Army engineers to Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) members, such as the Southern Baptist Convention, Mennonite and Methodist Men.
November 16, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J.-- It’s important to know the difference between myth and fact in the aftermath of a hurricane. Survivors need accurate information on registering for FEMA aid and on what they may be eligible to receive. The best rule of thumb: if you’re unsure if you are eligible for assistance, go to www.DisasterAssistance.gov or m.fema.gov, or call 1-800-621-3362 (FEMA). Those with access or functional needs can call 1-800-462-7585, or 1-800-621-3362 if using 711 or Video Relay Service.
November 15, 2012
Blog entry
As Sandy survivors continue to register for disaster assistance with FEMA and many others begin the process of cleaning and repairing their homes, we wanted to remind everyone that as you look for contractors and companies to assist you with your recovery process, be mindful of scams and scam artists. 
November 14, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- Anyone affected by Hurricane Sandy can now visit four newly opened Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) if they have questions about recovery programs. With these four, there are now 25 DRCs are open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. until further notice in New Jersey.
November 14, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- Disaster recovery officials caution New Jersey residents to be on the alert for scam artists using old and new tricks to obtain vital information or take advantage of storm-weary survivors. Be aware of the following scams used by con artists after a disaster: Identity Theft

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