New Jersey Hurricane Irene (DR-4021)

Incident period: August 27, 2011 to September 5, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 31, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 15, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- If there is one message that state and federal officials would like to share with New Jersey residents recovering from the Hurricane Irene disaster, it is fill out and return your U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) application - Don't Throw It Away!
September 15, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will open Friday, Sept. 16, in Salem and Mercer counties to provide face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage and losses from Hurricane Irene. The centers are located at: SALEM COUNTYWare Agricultural Complex51 Cheney RoadWoodstown, NJ 08098 (Mannington Township) MERCER COUNTYMercer County Community College1200 Old Trenton RoadWest Windsor, NJ 08550
September 14, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- Residents of New Jersey now eligible for individual disaster assistance should know that the help they may receive will be based on their own unique circumstances and needs. "While not everyone may qualify, our ultimate goal is for anyone who suffered damages from Hurricane Irene to receive the maximum assistance available" said William L. Vogel, federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster operations in New Jersey.
September 14, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- The FEMA/State joint information center announced today that at the request of Sussex County officials, the hours for the Sussex County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) would change as follows, effective immediately: Hours will be Mon. - Fri. from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.; closed Sundays, except for the dates listed below: Sept. 15: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Oct. 11: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.Oct. 12: 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Oct. 18: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Residents are urged to register before visiting a DRC.
September 14, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J -- Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available to self-employed residents or individuals who worked in New Jersey and are unemployed as a direct result of Hurricane Irene, according to state and federal officials. The application deadline for DUA in Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic and Somerset counties is Oct. 3. The application deadline for DUA in Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem, Sussex, Warren, and Union counties is Oct. 7.
September 14, 2011
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. – Fraud can be a big problem in areas struck by disasters, according to officials from the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The damage caused by Hurricane Irene may leave many homeowners, renters, and business owners vulnerable to fraudulent offers of help. New Jersey residents may be the target of some familiar scams.

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Main Content

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • New Jersey, FEMA-4021-DR (PDF 21KB)

Multimedia

FEMA Language Resources in  Haitian Creole, Hindi, Punjabi, Slavik, Urdu:  http://www.fema.gov/medialibrary/media_records/6256

FEMA/SBA Partners in Recovery : http://www.fema.gov/medialibrary/media_records/6252

Learn how to register with FEMA for disaster assistance (video)http://www.fema.gov/medialibrary/media_records/6067

Para ayuda a raíz del desastre, llame al 1-800-621-3362 - Resources for Spanish Speakers (video) http://www.fema.gov/medialibrary/media_records/6026

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