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New Jersey Severe Storms, Flooding And Mudslides (DR-1337)

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Incident period: August 12, 2000 to August 21, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 17, 2000


August 17, 2000 - News Release

Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated the northern New Jersey counties of Morris and Sussex eligible for federal aid to people and communities swamped by last weekend's flooding rains. FEMA Director James Lee Witt took the action immediately after President Clinton declared a major disaster for the state this afternoon as a result of damage from severe storms, flooding and mudslides that hit the area beginning August 12.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $4,697,327.57 $2,066,492.47 $2,599,444.42
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 08:25 (Updated daily)

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