Friday, April 26, 2013
May 1 is the final day for residents to apply for federal assistance in aftermath of iHurricane Sandy.
Victims of Hurricane Sandy who suffered storm-related losses have until midnight Wednesday (May 1) to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance. Survivors can register online and check the status of their applications at DisasterAssistance.gov, via smartphone or tablet at m.fema.gov. They also can call 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585. Those who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services can call 800-621-3362. May 1 is also the deadline to return applications for Small Business Administration loans, which are the primary source of federal funds for long-term rebuilding. Those interested in the low-interest loan program can apply for an SBA disaster home or business loan by filling out an online application …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Normal operating hours will resume Tuesday, Feb. 19.
Disaster Recovery Centers in New Jersey will be closed for Presidents' Day this upcoming Monday, Feb. 18, according to a release from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan outreach and business recovery centers will also be closed. The centers, opened to assist victims of Hurricane Sandy, will re-open and return to normal business hours the next day, Tuesday, Feb. 19. While residents won't be able to find answers in person Monday, help and information are still available online or by phone. Sandy victims can check on the status of their disaster assistance applications at DisasterAssistance.gov, or via smart phone or tablet via m.FEMA.gov, or by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362), TTY…
Thursday, November 22, 2012
New daily schedule begins Friday
New Jersey Disaster Recovery Centers, opened in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, will be closed Thanksgiving and begin a set of new hours Friday, state officials announced Wednesday. The change also applies to the Small Business Administration's Business Recovery Centers. Starting Friday, Nov. 23, all except the Bay Head center will go to a daily schedule of 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. to assist people who suffered damage during Sandy. The Bay Head center will resume its previous schedule of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. since a curfew is still in effect. Though the centers will be closed, individuals can register for assistance and follow up on previous applications on Thanksgiving Day by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, or by web-enabled mobile …
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Monmouth residents can visit facility in Leonardo; center opening Tuesday in Brick
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Monmouth and Ocean county residents in need of governmental assistance as they recover from Hurricane Irene will be able to get face-to-face help starting this week. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened a Disaster Recovery Center this weekend in the Leonardo section of Middletown for Monmouth County residents and will open a center in Brick for Ocean residents Tuesday. Field specialists will be on hand to assist residents and business owners who wonder if they qualify for federal funds after sustaining damage during the hurricane. Millions of dollars are available through the federal Public Assistance program for distribution following President Obama's disaster declaration for all 21 New Jersey counties. Residents are …