FEMA relief efforts in Union County:
FEMA today has announced its Disaster Recovery Centers in Union County will now be closed on Sundays but remain open Monday through Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The change is effective for disaster recovery centers in Linden and Plainfield.
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center will open in Linden on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Gregorio Center at 330 Helen Street. The center will subsequently remain open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.
The Disaster Recovery Center is to support residents of Union County who suffered damage from the Megastorm Sandy. Any survivor from the 21 counties in New Jersey can visit this DRC.
Disaster recovery specialists from various local, state and federal agencies will be at the center to assist individuals and answer questions regarding disaster assistance.