New Jersey Snowstorm (DR-1873)
Incident period: December 19, 2009 to December 20, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 5, 2010
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
March 5, 2010
FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- The deadline is March 19 for state and local governments and certain nonprofit organizations in southern New Jersey to request federal disaster assistance for eligible costs and damages resulting from the Dec. 19 – 20 snowstorm. The deadline applies to potential applicants in the seven counties that are eligible for disaster assistance: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, and Salem.
February 24, 2010
FORT MONMOUTH, NJ -- State and local governments and certain nonprofit organizations in the southern New Jersey counties that may be eligible for disaster assistance following the Dec. 19 – 20 snowstorm are urged to begin the process of applying for federal assistance. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management announced that briefings to explain the application process are being held this week.
February 22, 2010
FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- Flooding is a fact of life for many New Jersey residents. Each spring and after an intense storm, floodwaters may threaten homes and businesses. Flooding can cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage. A flood insurance policy through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) offers New Jersey residents their best protection against loss. In most cases, it takes 30 days for a new NFIP policy to go into effect. Will you have flood insurance in time?
February 19, 2010
FORT MONMOUTH, NJ -- Unfortunately, flooding is a fact of life for many New Jerseyans. To prevent losses due to flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends homeowners, renters and businesses make an annual review of their insurance policies, update as necessary, and be sure premiums remain paid in full. Now is the perfect time to review those policies. Floodwaters can threaten homes and businesses. Flooding throughout the spring and after an intense storm can cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage.
February 5, 2010
WASHINGTON , D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the State of New Jersey to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a snowstorm during the period of December 19-20, 2009.