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New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1653)

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Incident period: June 23, 2006 to July 10, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 07, 2006


August 4, 2006 - News Release

TRENTON, N.J. -- Community involvement and public input is a vital aspect of local hazard mitigation plan development. Pre-planned, pre-identified, and cost-effective mitigation strategies can save lives and money during disasters. State and local municipalities can reap benefits by preparing now for future natural disasters with the development of an adopted hazard mitigation plan. With mitigation plans in place, communities have access to federal grant programs otherwise unavailable to those whose local governments have not yet adopted these plans.

July 31, 2006 - News Release

TRENTON, N.J. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM), announced today that the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in New Jersey will finalize operations this week.

July 27, 2006 - News Release

TRENTON, NJ -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency along with the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management urge residents to return their Small Business Administration (SBA) application packets. SBA loans are the primary source of long-term recovery assistance. SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to qualified homeowners, renters, landlords, and businesses of any size that suffered losses due to the disaster.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 325 $542,186.19 $431,234.49 $110,951.70
Last Updated: Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 01:59 (Updated daily)

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 $2,262,523.33 $2,169,929.36 n/a
Last Updated: Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 06:23 (Updated daily)

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