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DRCs to Open in Bergen, Hunterdon and Mercer Counties

 

 

Trenton, NJ – Disaster Recovery Centers will open in Bergen, Hunterdon and Mercer counties to help residents in New Jersey affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. The DRCs in Bergen and Mercer counties opened today. The Hunterdon County DRC will open Wednesday, Sept. 15. Locations and hours are below.

Representatives from FEMA, U.S. Small Business Administration, New Jersey State Office of Emergency Management and other state agencies are available at these centers to explain disaster assistance programs, answer questions about written correspondence and provide literature about repairs and rebuilding to make homes more disaster resistant.

Residents who previously registered for assistance do not need to visit the DRC, but can ask questions or seek further information in person at the DRC in addition to online or by phone. Survivors can visit any of the DRC locations and find their closest location through the FEMA App.  To download the FEMA App please visit the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store

The centers are in the following locations:

Bergen County (Open Tuesday, Sept. 14)

Ciarco Learning Center, 355 Main St., Hackensack, NJ 07652

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Saturday

Closed Sundays

Mercer County (Open Tuesday, Sept. 14)

Hollowbrook Community Center, 320 Hollowbrook Drive, Trenton, NJ 08638

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hunterdon County (Opens Wednesday, Sept. 15)

Union Fire Company #1, 230 N. Main St., Lambertville, NJ 08530

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Middlesex County

Middlesex Fire Academy, 1001 Fire Academy Drive, Cafeteria B, Sayreville, NJ 08872

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Passaic County

Civic Center. 19 Warren Street, Little Falls, NJ 07424

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Gloucester County

Mullica Hill Library, 389 Wolfert Station Road, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

FEMA and NJOEM are committed to opening DRCs in each of the designated counties. These additional centers will be opening soon to support survivors.

If you have homeowners or renters insurance, you should file a claim as soon as possible. By law, FEMA cannot duplicate benefits for losses covered by insurance. If you are uninsured or underinsured, you may be eligible for federal assistance.

The fastest and easiest way to apply is by visiting disasterassistance.gov/ or by downloading the FEMA App on the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

If it is not possible to apply online, call 800-621-3362. If you use a Relay service, such as a videophone, InnoCaption, or CapTel, give FEMA the number for that service.

When you apply for assistance, have the following information readily available:

  • A current phone number where you can be contacted
  • Your address at the time of the disaster and the address where you are now staying
  • Your Social Security number, if available
  • A general list of damage and losses
  • If insured, the policy number or the agent and/or the company name

Disaster assistance may include financial help for temporary lodging and home repairs along with other programs to assist families recover from the effects of the event.

For the latest information visit fema.gov/disaster/4614. Follow the FEMA Region 2 Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMAregion2 

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