FEMA disaster center open to help Cape May County residents with storm damage

Federal Disaster Recovery Center

From Press of A.C. staff reports | Thursday, April 15, 2010

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened a Disaster Recovery Center in Cape May County to assist those affected by the storms and flooding of mid-March.

The center is located in the basement of the main county library, 30 Mechanic St., Cape May Court House and is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saurday.

The DRC is staffed with FEMA, U.S. Small Business Administration and state agency disaster recovery specialists who are ready to help survivors through the recovery process.

At the Disaster Recovery Center, visitors can:

– Receive information about different types of state and federal disaster assistance.

– Get help completing low-interest loan applications.- Ask  about the status of applications for federal assistance.

– Receive referrals to voluntary organizations to help with immediate unmet needs.

– Learn cost-effective ways to reduce the impact of future disaster losses.

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