Disaster Recovery Centers Closed for Columbus Day Holiday

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Release date: 
October 4, 2011
Release Number: 
4021-047

NEPTUNE, N.J. — Officials at the FEMA/State Joint Field Office announced that the Disaster Recovery Centers in New Jersey will be closed for Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 10. They will re-open on Tuesday, Oct. 11 and resume normal hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Assistance is available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. by calling the Helpline, 800-621-3362.

Anyone affected by the disaster may register for assistance by calling FEMA's toll-free registration line at 1-800-621-3362 (FEMA). Those with access or functional needs and who use a TTY, call 800-462-7585. Video Relay Service and 711 are also available by calling 800-621-3362.  Hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.  Multilingual operators are available. Register anytime online at www.fema.gov or m.fema.gov.

Residents can find the DRC closest to them online at: asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm. The deadline to register is Oct. 31.

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.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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