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

October 3, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- Nearly $137 million in federal disaster assistance to date is helping New Jersey residents recover from Hurricane Irene. “New Jersey residents who registered quickly really helped us to speed assistance their way,” said William L. Vogel, federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “Those who had damages but have not yet registered should do so quickly; the Oct. 31 deadline is quickly approaching.” The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and FEMA announce the following summary of assistance as of Oct. 1:
October 3, 2011
News Release
 NEPTUNE, N.J. – The FEMA/state Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close on Sundays, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management.
October 3, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. — New Jersey residents seeking federal disaster assistance will find that sometimes it’s not as simple as registering, waiting a few days, and then getting a check in the mail. “We know you’ve been through a lot,” said FEMA’s Federal Coordinating Officer William L. Vogel.  “The process is intended to be simple, but there are checks and balances in the system that can be frustrating.” Registering for assistance is just the first step.  After that, it’s important to take an active role in the process, ask questions, and keep in touch.
October 1, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N. J. -- Families, individuals and businesses in New Jersey that suffered damage from Hurricane Irene have only about 30 days remaining to register for federal assistance. The deadline for registering for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is Oct. 31, 2011.
October 1, 2011
Updates
New Jersey residents affected by Hurricane Irene now have until Nov. 30, 2011 to register for disaster assistance.
September 29, 2011
News Release
Four Disaster Recovery Centers to Close; Hours at All Others to Change NEPTUNE,  N.J. – Hours at the FEMA/state Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are changing statewide, while four other centers are closing, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM). The new hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at all locations beginning Thursday, Sept. 29. Four centers are scheduled to complete their operations at close of business, Saturday, Oct. 1:

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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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