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

April 30, 2007
News Release
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The number of New Jersey counties eligible for federal assistance in the wake of the April 14-20 nor'easter was expanded today, when Camden, Mercer and Gloucester counties were added to the list of counties declared a disaster area by President Bush.
April 29, 2007
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey residents affected by the severe storms and flooding caused by the April nor’easter should register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for assistance first, then consider visiting a Disaster Recovery Center if they have questions or need additional information.
April 28, 2007
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- President Bush amended his disaster declaration for New Jersey yesterday, clearing the way for residents of three additional counties to apply for federal assistance, and authorizing public assistance for 11 counties. Residents in Hudson, Middlesex and Morris counties who were affected by flooding from the nor'easter of April 14-20 should call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) to register for assistance. Speech and hearing impaired residents should call TTY: 1-800-462-7585.
April 27, 2007
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- Inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will begin damage assessments tours for homeowners and renters this weekend. Inspections are an important step in the recovery process, and will help speed disaster assistance to those affected by the severe flooding of the April 15-16 storm.
April 26, 2007
News Release
Trenton, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages residents and business owners who sustained losses due to the severe storms and flooding in the New Jersey counties of Bergen, Burlington, Essex, Passaic, Somerset and Union, to follow the tips listed below to speed up the process when applying for disaster assistance.
April 26, 2007
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 to help people and communities recover from the effects of severe storms and inland and coastal flooding during the period of April 14-20, 2007.

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