NEPTUNE, N.J. – The FEMA/state Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close on Sundays, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management.
DRCs will be open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Assistance is available online at any time, or through the FEMA Helpline, 800-621-3362 (FEMA), between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m., ET. Survivors are encouraged to register for disaster assistance before visiting a DRC.
There are three ways to register – go to www.disasterassistance.gov or m.fema.gov or call FEMA toll-free, 800-621-3362 (FEMA). Those with access or functional needs and who use a TTY, call 800-462-7585; or use 711 or Video Relay Service to call 800-621-3362. Multilingual operators are available.
The deadline to register is Oct. 31.
Residents can find the DRC closest to them online at: http://asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm
FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders 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.