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New Jersey Disaster and Business Recovery Centers to Close for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

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January 17, 2013
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TRENTON, N.J. -- Disaster and business recovery centers in New Jersey will close for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Monday, Jan. 21.

The centers will return to normal hours of operation on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Disaster recovery centers are open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Six business recovery centers in Monmouth, Hudson, Essex, Passaic and Union counties are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • The Ocean County center is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
  • The Cape May County center is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • The centers in Atlantic and Bergen counties are open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Business recovery centers are staffed by SBA customer service representatives who provide help to businesses who suffered losses caused by Hurricane Sandy. To find a business recovery center visit

To find the nearest disaster recovery center, the following options are available:

Survivors can visit any of the disaster recovery centers to meet with recovery specialists who can answer questions about disaster assistance and low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business Administration.

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.

SBA’s Disaster Assistance Program provides long term, low-interest loans to homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes. For more information, visit All SBA’s program and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis.

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July 8, 2017 - 11:35
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