New Jersey Hurricane Floyd (DR-1295)
Incident period: September 16, 1999 to September 18, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 18, 1999
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
November 23, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- As New Jersey recovers from damages suffered in Hurricane Floyd, disaster recovery officials are encouraging businesses to limit future losses by incorporating prevention measures when rebuilding.
November 17, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- When President Clinton signed the federal disaster declaration on September 18, 1999, residents of New Jersey were still reeling from what has been described as the worst hurricane to hit the state this century. Recovery seemed to be a distant dream. But two months later, communities have pulled together, and with the help of state, federal and volunteer agencies, made remarkable progress.
November 15, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The hours of operation will be changing for the Federal Emergency Management Agency?s toll-free teleregistration and Helpline numbers. Beginning Monday, November 22, 1999, individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Floyd can register for assistance by calling the toll-free number from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, at 1-800-462-9029. Persons with a speech or hearing impairment can call 1-800-462-7585 (TTY).
November 15, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Center in Somerville and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) workshops in Bergen and Passaic Counties will temporarily close for FEMA activities and SBA loan application assistance as of 7:00 pm on Wednesday, November 24, 1999.
November 11, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Federal disaster assistance for Hunterdon County, funding a portion of the repair, restoration and replacement of public facilities damaged in the wake of Hurricane Floyd, has been expanded. The county, previously designated eligible for federal assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures and individual assistance, now qualifies for the full spectrum of federal assistance for infrastructure. The expanded federal assistance became available Nov. 9 and will be facilitated by an upcoming briefing of county public officials.
November 9, 1999
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The deadline to register for disaster recovery assistance has been extended to Friday, Dec. 17 for those who suffered losses in New Jersey due to the effects of Hurricane Floyd. Officials of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the extension today.