FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:
John Ferguson
Acting Director, Middlesex County Office of Emergency Management
732-316-7104

 FEMA Media Contact: 732-918-4431
State Contact: 609-882-2000 x7833
SBA PIO: 404-387-8670

 

FEMA/STATE OPEN MIDDLESEX COUNTY
DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER

 

SEPTEMBER 12, 2011 – The FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is now open in Middlesex County to provide face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene.

The center is located at:

East Brunswick  Division of Parks
334 Dunhams Corner Road
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

The center will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week, until further notice. Residents are urged to register before visiting the DRC.

There are two ways to register – log on to www.disasterassistance.gov, m.fema.gov or call FEMA's toll-free number, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or TTY 1-800-462-7585.  Those with access or functional needs and who use a TTY, call 800-462-7585; or, use 711 or Video Relay Service to call 800-621-3362. Both numbers are available from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

At the center, visitors can:

“I urge all residents who have suffered damage from Hurricane Irene to apply for assistance so they can begin their recovery efforts,” said Middlesex County Freeholder Director Christopher D. Rafano.

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