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
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July 16, 2004
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has declared a major disaster for New Jersey, opening the way for the use of federal funds to help meet the recovery needs of flood-stricken families and businesses in the south-central part of the state.