Last Chance To Visit Atlantic City Recovery Center

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Release date: 
February 12, 2013
Release Number: 
4086-109

TRENTON, N.J. -- The disaster recovery center at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City will close Thursday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m.                 

State and federal officials have been paying close attention to how many applicants are visiting centers throughout the state. Over the past weeks, the number of individuals seeking help at the Atlantic City center has dropped, indicating the information needs of survivors in the area have mostly been met. 

Those who want to visit a disaster recovery center in the Atlantic City area can go to the Mays Landing or Ocean City centers at:     

Hamilton Mall                                                Ocean City Community Center

4403 Blackhorse Pike                                     1735 Simpson Ave.

Mays Landing, NJ 08330                               Ocean City, NJ 08226                

Since the Atlantic City disaster recovery center opened Nov. 8, 2012, there have been more than 5,400 visits from Hurricane Sandy survivors.

Help and information are always available online or by phone. Survivors can check on the status of their disaster assistance applications at DisasterAssistance.gov, by using a smartphone or tablet at m.FEMA.gov, or by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362), TTY 800-462-7585 or 711/VRS. They also can call those numbers to inquire about rental recertification.

They can ask questions about their Small Business Administration disaster home or business loan applications by calling 800-659-2955 or TTY 800-877-8339 or emailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.

Additional resources are available online at FEMA.gov/SandyNJ and SBA.gov/Sandy.

Survivors who have questions about flood insurance claims and the appeals process can call toll-free 855-336-2002.

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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The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications.

Last Updated: 
February 13, 2013 - 12:32
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