New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1897)

Incident period: March 12, 2010 to April 15, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 2, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 8, 2010
News Release
FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- In the 12 weeks since federal disaster assistance was made available to New Jersey homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the severe storms and flooding of mid-March, more than $33 million dollars has been distributed to assist in the recovery efforts by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). As of July 2, 12,837 flood survivors registered for assistance. Funds awarded to date total $33,052,186, which includes:
June 21, 2010
News Release
SOMERSET, N.J. -- The deadline for flood survivors to register for federal disaster assistance is Thursday, July 1, 2010, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) announced today. 
June 7, 2010
News Release
SOMERSET, N.J.  -- Kind-hearted New Jerseyans affected by the severe storms and flooding mid-March should not forego registering for disaster assistance just because they think it will keep that aid from reaching their less-fortunate neighbors. Federal and state officials assured New Jerseyans there is enough disaster assistance available for all who qualify.
June 4, 2010
News Release
SOMERSET, N.J. -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Burlington, Cumberland, Ocean, and Somerset counties will close at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 11, but flood survivors can continue to register for, or receive additional information on federal assistance though a variety of ways.
May 28, 2010
News Release
SOMERSET, N.J. -- In just under two months since federal disaster assistance was made available to New Jersey residents and business owners affected by the severe storms and flooding of mid-March, more than $20 million dollars has been approved to assist in the recovery efforts by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). As of May 28, more than 11,200 flood survivors had registered for assistance. Funds awarded to date total $20,095,867 which includes:
May 27, 2010
News Release
SOMERSET, N.J. -- A state/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Hainesport Township, Burlington County, is moving to a new location. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced the center, located in the Volunteer Fire Company Building at 106 Broad Street in Hainesport Township, will close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 27.  At 10 a.m. on Friday, May 28, the DRC reopens at the Community Center, 100 Broad Street, also in Hainesport Twp, N.J. 08036.

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» Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) / 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)

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