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By ARep | November 12th, 2012 - 2:30pm
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Assemblyman Jon Bramnick and The Union County Freeholders will host a Hurricane Sandy Recovery Information Session for the public on Wednesday, November 14, at 7 p.m. in the Roy Smith Theater on the Cranford campus of Union County College. Representatives from FEMA and the insurance industry will be present. All are welcome to attend.

Residents may also visit the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center at the Chisholm Community Center, 100 South Springfield Avenue in Springfield, which is operating seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The types of financial assistance offered by FEMA to eligible residents include:

Temporary rental help or a stipend for hotel lodging.
Repairs or replacement for a home or business damaged by the storm (for damage not covered by existing insurance; property owners should first contact their insurance company).
Help with medical, dental or funeral expenses.
Help with mental health counseling.
Disaster Unemployment Assistance- This program is designed for persons who have lost their jobs due to the storm, but who are not eligible to receive conventional unemployment insurance payments.

A complete description of FEMA assistance programs for individuals and households is available for download at the "Help After a Disaster" page at fema.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA.

Details for Wednesday's Public Forum:

WHO: Assemblyman Bramnick, Union County Freeholder Chairman Al Mirabella, and representatives from FEMA and insurance companies
WHAT: Hurricane Sandy Recovery Forum
WHERE: Roy Smith Theater, Union County College,
1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford
WHEN: Wednesday, November 14, 7pm

CONTACT: Assemblyman Bramnick's office, (908) 232-2073 or asmbramnick@njleg.org

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