New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1530)

Incident period: July 12, 2004 to July 23, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 16, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 9, 2004
News Release
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. -- Camden County officials are invited to briefings which will explain the process of applying for federal disaster assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures and the repair, restoration and replacement of public facilities damaged in the wake of severe storms and flooding of July 12 to July 23, 2004. Federal and state disaster recovery officials announced today that the briefings will take place on Wednesday August 11 at 10 a.m. at Lindenwold High School
August 9, 2004
News Release
Recovery Facts as of 8-9-2004 2010 – registrations for assistance from the two counties declared for federal assistance (Burlington and Camden). 986 – visitors to Disaster Recovery Centers in Cherry Hill, Medford and Lumberton.
August 6, 2004
News Release
Recovery Facts as of 8-6-2004 1924 – registrations for assistance from the two counties declared for federal assistance (Burlington and Camden). 943 – visitors to Disaster Recovery Centers in Camden, Medford and Lumberton.
August 5, 2004
News Release
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management have announced the creation of an Interagency Waterway Infrastructure Improvement Task Force to develop strategies for repairing and restoring dams impacted by the 1,000-year storm which ravaged parts of Burlington and Camden Counties on July 12 and 13. The Task Force will evaluate the storm’s impact upon the streams, waterways, dams and spillways in the disaster area and study means to lessen or prevent similar damage in the future.
August 4, 2004
News Release
Dates with Flooding1 year ago?Hurricane Isabel, Sept. 20035 years ago?Hurricane Floyd, Sept. 199925 years ago?Hurricane David, Aug. - Sept. 197950 years ago?Hurricane Carol, Aug. 1954Hurricane Edna, Sept. 1954Hurricane Hazel, Oct. 1954Between 1994 and 2003:New Jersey residents filed more than 19,000 flood insurance claims.
August 2, 2004
News Release
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials announced a change in hours for Disaster Recovery Centers. The centers will now be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and CLOSED Saturdays and Sunday. The centers are located at:

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