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Disaster Recovery Center opens in Morris Plains

Release Date: November 20, 2012

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has opened a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Morris County:

Morris Plains Community Center
51 Jim Fear Drive
Morris Plains, NJ 07950

The Disaster Recovery Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19; Tuesday, Nov. 20; and Wednesday, Nov.21. The DRC will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving.

Beginning Friday, Nov. 23, the DRC will be open from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.

A Disaster Recovery Center is a readily accessible facility or mobile office where applicants may go for information about FEMA or other disaster assistance programs, or for questions related to your case. FEMA has a video you can watch to learn how a disaster recovery center works, what to bring, and more.

Some of the DRC services may include:
  • Guidance regarding disaster recovery
  • Clarification of any written correspondence received
  • Housing Assistance and Rental Resource information
  • Answers to questions, resolution to problems and referrals to agencies that may provide further assistance
  • Status of applications being processed by FEMA
  • SBA program information if there is a SBA Representative at the Disaster Recovery Center site
Residents can register for Individual Assistance at a Disaster Recovery Center or you can register online or by calling 1-800-621-3362. The TTY number is 1 (800) 462-7585 for those who are speech- or hearing-impaired.