EAST BRUNSWICK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened a disaster recovery center in Middlesex County to provide face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene.
The center is located at the East Brunswick Division of Parks, 334 Dunhams Corner Road. It 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 disaster recovery center. There are two ways to register – log on to www.disasterassistance.gov or the m.fema.gov mobile website, or call FEMA’s toll-free number, 1-800-621-3362.
At the center, visitors can:
- Receive information about different types of state and federal disaster assistance.
- Get help completing applications for U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private nonprofit organizations.
- Inquire about the status of applications for federal assistance.
- Receive referrals to voluntary organizations to help with immediate unmet needs.
- Learn cost-effective measures to reduce the impact of future disaster losses.
“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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