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 28, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- Individuals and families recovering from Hurricane Irene have access to a number of local, state, and federal resources that can help them get back on their feet. “Disasters begin and end locally,” said William L. Vogel, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) top official in New Jersey. “It’s important to remember we’re only part of the team.”
September 27, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, NJ. -- New Jersey residents and businesses affected by Hurricane Irene may submit their U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan applications online through the secure website at  SBA's electronic loan application is simple, fast and available when you're ready to apply for SBA assistance.
September 27, 2011
News Release
  If you’ve registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and have not filed a flood insurance claim, don’t put it off any longer.
September 26, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. - New Jersey residents who did not receive reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for items purchased in direct response to Hurricane Irene may qualify under a separate FEMA grant program: Other Needs Assistance (ONA). The purpose of ONA is to provide financial assistance to individuals and households who have no applicable insurance and may have been denied by the U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance program.
September 25, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. - Disaster recovery officials continue to urge anyone affected by Hurricane Irene to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - even those survivors who are receiving insurance settlements.  Recovery officials in the field are finding that some residents who have accepted insurance settlements believe no further aid is available to them.
September 23, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. - Some New Jersey residents who registered for federal disaster assistance due to Hurricane Irene may not qualify for aid. An appeals process, though, can ensure those affected by the storm will receive all aid to which they are legally eligible. To date, federal disaster assistance to New Jersey residents has exceeded $84 million, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). That includes more than $79 million in Individuals and Households Program grants for temporary housing and repairs and $4.9 million in Other Needs Assistance.


Main Content

Preliminary Damage Assessment

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


FEMA Language Resources in  Haitian Creole, Hindi, Punjabi, Slavik, Urdu:

FEMA/SBA Partners in Recovery :

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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