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

May 23, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in New Jersey will be closed on Monday, May 28, for the Memorial Day holiday. To date, more than 3,300 New Jersey residents affected by the April nor'easter storm have visited one of the 12 DRCs statewide, said officials at the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
May 22, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Milltown Borough Park, 71 Violet Terrace in Milltown, is closing Thursday, May 24, federal and state disaster officials announced today. The DRC will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday for its final day of operation.
May 22, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The state/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Lumberton Municipal Bldg. Parking Lot, 34 Municipal Drive, in Lumberton, will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) beginning Friday, May 25, federal and state disaster officials announced today. The DLOC will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday until further notice, but will be closed Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day.
May 22, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Manville Rescue Squad, 2 South Third Ave., in Manville is closing Thursday, May 24, federal and state disaster officials announced today. The DRC will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, its final day of operation.
May 18, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Local, state and federal officials strongly urge New Jersey homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damages as a result of the April nor'easter storm to register with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "Rumors and misunderstandings that accompany disasters may cause some affected residents to disqualify themselves from much-needed help," said Lt. George Georgeles, state coordinating officer for disaster recovery.
May 17, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Atlantic and Warren counties have been designated eligible for public disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Federal funding is available through FEMA's Public Assistance Program to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the April severe storms and flooding in Atlantic and Warren counties.

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