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 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
August 31, 2011
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 the State of New Jersey. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
August 31, 2011
News Release
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available to the State of New Jersey to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Irene beginning on August 27, 2011, and continuing. The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, and Somerset counties. 


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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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


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Learn how to register with FEMA for disaster assistance (video)

Para ayuda a raíz del desastre, llame al 1-800-621-3362 - Resources for Spanish Speakers (video)

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