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Release date: 
November 24, 2011
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TRENTON, N.J. –To continue serving Hurricane Sandy disaster survivors in the Garden State, the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and FEMA will change the hours of nine western Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs). Beginning Monday, Nov. 26, all DRC services will be available on a rotating basis for a period of three days at a time in each of the fixed DRC locations already identified by the state. Anyone can visit any DRC in any county or even another state.

DRCs will be in the following locations on the following dates from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.:       

Burlington County                                       Thursday, Nov. 29 – Saturday, Dec. 1

Burlington Center Mall                                   Monday, Dec. 10 – Wednesday, Dec. 12

2501 Burlington – Mount Holly Road 

Suite 215

Burlington, NJ 08016


Cumberland County                                    Monday, Nov. 26 – Wednesday, Nov. 28

Emergency Management Agency Office       Thursday, Dec. 6 – Saturday, Dec. 8

637 Bridgeton Ave., Lower Level

Bridgeton, NJ 08302 


Gloucester County                                      Thursday, Nov. 29 – Saturday, Dec. 1                   

Government Services Building                       Monday, Dec. 10 – Wednesday, Dec. 12

1200 North Delsea Dr.

Clayton, NJ 08312


Mercer County                                            Monday, Nov. 26 – Wednesday, Nov. 28

Mercer County Community College               Thursday, Dec. 6 – Saturday, Dec. 8

1200 Old Trenton Road

West Windsor, NJ 08550


Morris County                                             Monday, Nov. 26 – Wednesday, Nov. 28   

Morris Plains Community Center                   Thursday, Dec. 6 – Saturday, Dec. 8

51 Jim Fear Drive

Morris Plains, NJ 07950


Salem County                                              Monday, Dec. 3 – Wednesday, Dec. 5

Penns Grove EMS Building                           Thursday, Dec. 13 – Saturday, Dec.15

25 East Griffith St.

Penns Grove, NJ 08069 


Somerset County                                         Monday, Dec. 3 – Wednesday, Dec. 5                    

Somerset County Human Services                 Thursday, Dec. 13 – Saturday, Dec.15

27 Warren St.                                                 

Somerville, NJ 08876


Sussex County                                            Monday, Dec. 3 – Wednesday, Dec. 5                    

Sussex County Community College               Thursday, Dec. 13 – Saturday, Dec.15

1 College Hill Road

Newton, NJ 07860


Warren County                                         Thursday, Nov. 29 – Saturday, Dec. 1

Franklin Township Municipal Building          Monday, Dec. 10 – Wednesday, Dec. 12

2093 Route 57

Broadway, NJ 08808

DRCs allow residents to speak one-on-one to recovery representatives. FEMA program specialists are available to provide registration and other information, and to answer questions at the centers.

These include mitigation specialists who can provide guidance on cost-effective rebuilding and repair techniques to reduce property damage in future disasters.

In addition to FEMA program specialists, customer service representatives from the U.S. Small  Business Administration (SBA) are available to answer questions about the SBA low-interest disaster loan program, and to assist with disaster loan applications.

Anyone affected by Hurricane Sandy is encouraged to apply for assistance before going to a DRC. Individuals can register for assistance and follow up on previous applications by registering online  at, or by web-enabled mobile device at By phone or  711/VRS, you can call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585.

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.

Follow FEMA online at,,, and  Also, follow Administrator Craig Fugate's activities at

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


Last Updated: 
November 24, 2012 - 11:35
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