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

April 12, 2010
News Release
SOMERSET, N.J. -- Three additional Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) opened Monday, April 12 in flood-stricken New Jersey counties to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by the storms and flooding of mid-March. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened DRCs in Middlesex, Essex and Passaic counties, supplementing the three DRCs that opened in Atlantic, Morris and Somerset counties on April 9.
April 12, 2010
News Release
SOMERSET, N.J. -- Four additional Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open Tuesday, April 13 in flood-stricken New Jersey counties to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by the storms and flooding of mid-March. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open DRCs in Bergen, Gloucester, Monmouth and Union counties, supplementing the three DRCs that opened in Atlantic, Morris and Somerset counties on April 9 and the three DRCs that opened in Middlesex, Essex and Passaic counties on April 12.
April 9, 2010
News Release
FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open Saturday, April 10 in three of the 12 federally declared New Jersey counties to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by the storms and flooding of mid-March. DRCs are planned for all designated counties and openings will be announced as arrangements are finalized. Each DRC is staffed with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration and state agency disaster recovery specialists who are ready to help survivors through the process.
April 8, 2010
News Release
FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- Inspectors contracted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency are contacting New Jersey residents applying for disaster assistance following the storms and flooding of mid-March. These inspectors have approved FEMA identification badges that include the inspectors name and photo, and the name of the company under contract with FEMA.
April 5, 2010
News Release
FORT MONMOUTH -- Residents of 12 New Jersey counties who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding that began on March 12 are urged to register for disaster assistance as soon as possible. Federal funding has been made available to affected individuals in Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Gloucester, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, and Union Counties.
April 2, 2010
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for New Jersey. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • New Jersey, FEMA-1897-DR (PDF 23KB)
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