SOMERSET, N.J. -- The state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), where recovery specialists are assisting New Jersey residents and business owners who suffered losses and damages from the severe storms and flooding of mid-March, will be closed on Monday, May 31, for the Memorial Day holiday.
The locations of the DRCs are as follows:
100 Broad Street
Hainesport Twp., NJ 08036
EOC/Public Safety Building
637 Bridgeton Avenue
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Brick Township Civic Center r
270 Chambersbridge Road, Suite 11
Brick, NJ 08723
Presbyterian Church School Building
409 Mountain Avenue
Bound Brook, NJ 08805
The centers will reopen on Tuesday, June 1, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM). The centers will resume their regular 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. operating hours Monday through Saturday (closed Sundays) until further notice.
Information and assistance remains available by calling the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY/TDD 1-800-462-7585 for the speech and hearing impaired (for relay service, call 711 or 1-800-852-7897) between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m., seven days a week. Multi-lingual operators are available to answer calls during this time. Flood survivors may also register for assistance online anytime at www.disasterassistance.gov.
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FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders and to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.