New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1653)

Incident period: June 23, 2006 to July 10, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 7, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 11, 2006
News Release
TRENTON, NJ -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) announced today the opening of Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) to serve residents affected by the recent severe storms and flooding in Hunterdon, Mercer, and Warren counties. DRC hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., open daily until further notice.
July 11, 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 the opening of Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) to serve residents affected by the recent severe storms and flooding in Hunterdon, Mercer, and Warren counties. DRC hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., open daily until further notice.
July 9, 2006
News Release
Trenton, N.J. -- A toll-free application telephone number is available for New Jersey residents who suffered property damage or loss in the declared counties affected by the severe storms and flooding that began on June 23. In response to a request from Governor Jon Corzine, President Bush signed a major disaster declaration on July 7, 2006, designating the counties of Hunterdon, Mercer, and Warren eligible for federal aid to help meet the recovery needs of affected residents and business owners.
July 7, 2006
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the State of New Jersey. The assistance will supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding beginning on June 23, 2006, and continuing.

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