LINDEN — FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Linden at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Gregorio Center at 330 Helen Street. The center will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.
The Disaster Recovery Center is to support residents of Union County who suffered damage from the Megastorm Sandy. Any survivor from the 21 counties in New Jersey can visit this DRC.
Disaster recovery specialists from various local, state and federal agencies will be at the center to assist individuals and answer questions regarding disaster assistance.
Before going to a DRC, it is helpful to register with FEMA. Apply for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, by a web-enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Disaster assistance applicants, who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY, should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362.