New Jersey Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding (DR-1694)

Incident period: April 14, 2007 to April 20, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 26, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 22, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Monday is the last day for New Jersey residents and business owners who were affected by the April nor'easter storm to apply for disaster assistance, said officials at the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
June 18, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Only one week remains for homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the April nor'easter storm and flooding to apply for federal disaster assistance, said officials at the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
June 13, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Several useful publications designed to help New Jersey residents rebuild their flood-damaged homes are a mouse click or toll-free phone call away, said officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Residents can order these publications by calling 1-800-480-2520 or download copies from the FEMA Web site at www.fema.gov
June 11, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Individuals and businesses affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred in April, have 14 days remaining to apply for federal disaster assistance before the June 25 deadline. More than 14,800 residents in the designated counties of Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union have applied for assistance and more than $30 million in federal grants and low-interest loans have been approved.
June 8, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners who were issued a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application as a result of the April nor'easter storm, should complete and return the application as quickly as possible, SBA officials said today.  This will ensure that individuals will be considered for other types of disaster assistance after SBA makes a decision on the loan request.
June 7, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N - The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 214 Church St., in Bound Brook, is closing Wednesday, June 13, federal and state disaster officials announced today. The DRC will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. for its final day of operation. This is the last DRC to close of the 13 opened statewide.

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