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 10, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- In the wake of the disaster declaration for 12 New Jersey counties on April 26, federal assistance is widely available to citizens, non-citizen nationals, and qualified aliens. Qualified aliens include those with legal permanent residence (shown by green cards). Their status will not be jeopardized by requesting disaster assistance.
May 10, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, NJ -- May 10, 2007 – Two weeks after President Bush declared a major disaster in New Jersey, the federal government has approved more than $10 million in disaster assistance funds for those affected by the April nor’easter storm, said officials at the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
May 10, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Trenton Fire Headquarters will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) beginning Monday, May 14, 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.
May 9, 2007
News Release
MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. -- The Internal Revenue Service today announced tax relief for New Jersey taxpayers impacted by the April 14-20 nor'easter storm and included in the Presidential disaster declaration. The disaster area consists of the following counties in New Jersey:
May 9, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in New Jersey will be closed on Sundays beginning May 13.  To date, more than 1,500 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). The following DRCs will be open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., until further notice.
May 8, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The state/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at the Secaucus Municipal Building will close on Wednesday, May 9 and a new DRC will open Thursday, May 10 at the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center in Jersey City. The new DRC, located at 132-150 Martin Luther King Drive, will be open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, until further notice, said officials at the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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