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
May 6, 2010
SOMERSET, N.J. -- If you received a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) saying that you are ineligible for disaster assistance, don’t give up. A denial letter does not necessarily mean that an applicant is not eligible for assistance. It may mean that FEMA does not have all the information needed to approve an application for assistance. For example, an applicant might need to:
May 5, 2010
Community Relations Teams Continue To Canvass Hard-Hit Neighborhoods, Communicating Help And Speeding Assistance
SOMERSET, N.J. -- Federal and State disaster recovery professionals are working across New Jersey to put information directly into the hands of homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the severe storms and flooding of mid-March.
May 3, 2010
SOMERSET, N.J. -- May 12, 2010 is the deadline to apply for Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), which is available for persons, including self-employed individuals, who are unemployed as a direct result of damages caused the severe storms and flooding of mid-March.
April 30, 2010
SOMERSET, N.J. -- Teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood mitigation group will be at local home supply stores in Union, Passaic, and Cape May counties to assist people with flood mitigation measures. The outreach teams will be at the following stores from Monday, May 3rd to Friday, May 7th. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 8th hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
April 30, 2010
Important Information For New Jersey Residents Affected By The Severe Storms And Flooding Of Mid-March
SOMERSET, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers the following information to New Jersey homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the severe storms and flooding of mid-March: FEMA Is There To Help You Register For Assistance Homeowners, renters and business owners in 12 federally designated counties (Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Gloucester, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union) who sustained losses in the severe storms and flooding of mid-March may be eligible for disaster assistance funds.
April 30, 2010
SOMERSET, N.J. -- Those who suffered losses or damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding of mid-March and who live or have a business in the New Jersey counties declared disaster areas by President Obama under the April 2, 2010 declaration, have one month left to apply for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The deadline for individuals and businesses to register for assistance is June 1, 2010.
How to Apply for Assistance
Preliminary Damage Assessment
- New Jersey, FEMA-1897-DR (PDF 23KB)