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 22, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- Registering for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) over the Internet is a popular option for New Jersey citizens. During the recovery period for Hurricane Irene disaster, statistics show that more than 50 percent of the registrations were generated from the FEMA Web site at www.disasterassistance.gov or m.fema.gov.
September 20, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- The modern communication age provides many high-tech ways to share information, including television, radio, newspapers, Internet, mobile applications, wireless networks and cell phones. But perhaps the most effective way to "get the word out" is still the original one: through personal contact.
September 20, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- More than $81.5 million in federal disaster assistance is helping fund the ways New Jerseyans are recovering from Hurricane Irene. "We're getting aid out there as quickly as possible to everyone who is eligible for it," said William L. Vogel, federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM) and FEMA announce the following summary of assistance as of Sept. 19:
September 19, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- A FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Tuesday, Sept. 20 in Atlantic County to provide face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage and losses from Hurricane Irene. The center is located at: ATLANTIC COUNTYHamilton Mall - Bldg. A (Behind Sears)4403 Black Horse PikeMays Landing, NJ 08330The center will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week, until further notice. Residents are urged to register before visiting a DRC.
September 18, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- Steps can be taken to combat mold growth and its potential to cause serious health problems as well as structural damage to homes, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management. Some items must be removed; others can be cleaned. Here are some tips:
September 18, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants all survivors of Hurricane Irene to receive the maximum assistance for which they are eligible. But, officials said, there are some things FEMA can't do, such as duplicate insurance payments or fill in the blanks on missing information.

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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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