Businesses Still Dealing with Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – On Wednesday, December 5 at 7:30 pm the Scotch Plains Office of Emergency Management will present a meeting for local business owners at the Municipal building with representatives from FEMA and the Small Business Administration.

This information session is aimed at assisting business owners in understanding what specific storm related issues that FEMA can assist them with, and what resources the Small Business Administration can offer as well.

Business owners and residents may also visit one of the two  FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Union county.  The closest one is located in Plainfield at 400 E. Front Street. 

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The second center is located in Linden at 330 Helen Street, and will be operating from 9 am to 7 pm 7 days a week.  This Disaster Recovery Center is to support residents of Union County who suffered damage from the Megastorm Sandy

Disaster recovery specialists from various local, state and federal agencies will be at the center to assist individuals and answer questions regarding disaster assistance.”

Any of these centers can be used by any New Jersey resident.  To apply for disaster assistance online, visit disasterassitance.gov. You can also reach FEMA at 1-800-621-3362 (TTY 1-800-462-7585).

 

    

 

 

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