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 9, 2011
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will open Saturday, Sept. 10 at 8:00 a.m. in Morris, Essex and Union Counties to provide face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage and losses from Hurricane Irene. The centers are located at: Parsippany PAL Building33 Baldwin RoadParsippany, NJ 07054 Cranford Community Center220 Walnut AvenueCranford, NJ 07016 Fairfield Community Center376 Hollywood AvenueFairfield, NJ 07004
September 4, 2011
News Release
The administration, coordinated through FEMA, is committed to bringing all of the resources of the federal family to bear to support the states and territories that have been affected by Hurricane Irene. FEMA, through our regional offices in Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, New York City, NY, Atlanta, GA, and our Caribbean Area Office in Puerto Rico, have been in close contact and coordination with the states and territories that have been affected.
September 4, 2011
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- Federal disaster assistance is now available in all 21 New Jersey counties that suffered damages during Hurricane Irene. Additional counties were added to the August 31 declaration following new damage assessments requested by the state, and conducted by local officials, representatives of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The amended declaration now provides both Individual Assistance and Public Assistance for:
September 4, 2011
News Release
WASHINGTON–The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges residents in coastal and inland areas around the Gulf of Mexico to continue to closely monitoring Tropical Storm Lee and be prepared for severe weather including severe rain, flooding and tornadoes.  Visit www.Ready.gov or www.Listo.gov to learn how to prepare for these and other hazards. 
September 4, 2011
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- Federal disaster assistance is being made available to several additional New Jersey counties that suffered damages during Hurricane Irene. They join the list of nine counties already receiving assistance as a result of the presidential disaster declaration signed August 31. The counties were added to the declaration following new damage assessments requested by the state, and conducted by local officials, representatives of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
September 2, 2011
News Release
WASHINGTON - Under the leadership of President Obama, the administration is continuing to bring all of its resources to bear to support affected states and territories that were impacted by Hurricane Irene.  On Sunday, President Obama will travel to Paterson, N.J., to view damage from Hurricane Irene and be briefed on response and recovery efforts.   The President's trip follows earlier visits by Department of Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate, and FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serin

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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

State/Tribal Government: 
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