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

November 9, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. –The following is an update on federal disaster assistance for Hurricane Irene recovery through Nov. 8, said officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): • 46,387 registrations have been approved for assistance, averaging more than 680 households per day since the disaster declaration on Aug. 31. • More than $141 million in Housing Assistance for housing-related needs and repairs.
November 8, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. – Only about three weeks remain for families, individuals and businesses in New Jersey to register for federal assistance for damage suffered from Hurricane Irene. The deadline to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is Nov. 30.
November 8, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. – The heavy rains came down in torrents and the flood waters from Ely Creek came up pretty much like the last time a hurricane blew through, but the Hurricane Irene damages to Lambertville Public School in August were as different as daylight and dark.
November 7, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. – When disaster strikes, the first reaction is to address personal and family safety issues, followed by a concern for material losses. There is a federal disaster program – Individual Assistance (IA) – that responds to the urgent needs of individuals and business owners. There is another equally important element of disaster recovery that is not so widely known – Public Assistance (PA). New Jersey communities and government entities with damage and losses from Hurricane Irene are eligible for PA under the declaration issued by President Obama on August 31.
November 7, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. – The joint state/federal disaster recovery centers (DRC) that have been helping New Jersey residents affected by Hurricane Irene will close Friday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced. The centers will reopen Monday, Nov. 14 and resume business hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays.Center locations are: ATLANTIC COUNTYHamilton Mall4403 Black Horse PikeBuilding AMays Landing, NJ 08330
November 7, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. – New Jersey residents can avoid falling victim to a scam if they ask questions, request photo identification and read the fine print, according to the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Fraud is a major concern when disasters strike, and the damage caused by Hurricane Irene has left many homeowners, renters, and business owners vulnerable to fraudulent offers of help.A few reminders to residents:

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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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