FEMA resources now available at Gloucester County Library

The DRC will be able to assist any resident impacted by the Sept. 1 tornado that affected the Gloucester County area.

Release courtesy of Gloucester County:

Gloucester County Commissioner Director announces the establishment of a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Mullica Hill Library, located on 389 Wolfert Station Road.

“FEMA places DRCs in or near affected communities, in an area that offers equal access and resources to everyone,” Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger said. “The DRC will be able to assist any resident impacted by the Sept. 1 tornado that affected the Gloucester County area including residents of the Townships of Harrison, Mantua, Deptford and the Boroughs of Wenonah and Woodbury Heights.

At the DRC, residents can:

  *   Learn about disaster assistance programs.

  *   Apply for disaster assistance.

  *   Check the status of your FEMA application.

  *   Help you understand FEMA notices or letters.

  *   Find housing and rental assistance information.

  *   Get referrals to agencies that offer other assistance.

  *   Meet with a Small Business Administration (SBA) agent.

The DRC’s hours of operation are as follows:

  *   Monday through Friday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

  *   Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  *   Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Any resident affected should visit the reception center to talk to FEMA representatives about the resources available to them and their family.

Gloucester County is committed to recovery and will assist any resident that is in need. The Gloucester County Office of Emergency Management remains open and is working directly with our municipalities to continue to keep residents safe and informed.

If you are in need of assistance or have any additional questions, please call the hotline at (856) 307-4805. Resources are also available on the Gloucester County website.