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:
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.
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.
Individual Assistance - Dollars ApprovedIndividual Assistance Definitions
Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.
Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.
Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.
|Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved:||Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved*||Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved*||Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*|
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards
*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
|Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated*||Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated*||Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*|
Preliminary Damage Assessment
- New Jersey, FEMA-1897-DR (PDF 23KB)