Four Disaster Recovery Centers to Close Nov. 16

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November 10, 2011
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NEPTUNE, N.J. – Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in four New Jersey counties battered by Hurricane Irene will close Wednesday, Nov. 16, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced.

With fewer residents visiting the centers two months after the Aug. 31 disaster declaration, two centers, in Essex and Passaic counties, remain open. Their business hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays.
Residents should register before visiting a center. The registration deadline is Nov. 30. Find a DRC by ZIP code online at:  DRC Locator.

Applicants are reminded to keep their FEMA information updated, but not to register more than once. Duplicate registrations will delay processing an application.  A video explaining the online registration process is available at

Registrants who still have questions may go to:, or call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-3362 (FEMA). Those with access or functional needs, who use a TTY, may call 800-462-7585 or use 711 or Video Relay Service to call 800-621-3362. Telephone lines are open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., ET. Multilingual operators are available.

DRCs remaining open:

Fairfield Community Center
376 Hollywood Ave.
Fairfield, NJ 07004

Paterson Museum
2 Market St.
Paterson, NJ 07501

DRCs closing Nov. 16:

Hamilton Mall
4403 Black Horse Pike
Building A
Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Burlington County College
601 Pemberton Browns Mill Rd.
Pemberton, NJ 08068

Gloucester County Government
Services Building
1200 North Delsea Dr.
Clayton, NJ 08312

East Brunswick Division of Parks
334 Dunhams Corner Rd.
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

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.

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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