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 18, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- Mold is an ever-present problem following storm flooding and can be a significant health risk if care is not taken, state and federal officials warn. "People are anxious to get on with their lives after a flood," said Federal Coordinating Officer William L. Vogel, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's top official in New Jersey, "but if you had flood waters in your home, take the time to clean thoroughly so problems don't arise later that affect your home or your health."
September 16, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- Disaster recovery officials urge recipients of federal grants to use the money wisely, and keep receipts and other documentation for at least three years as proof the funds were spent as intended. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said grants are for repairs, temporary housing and other approved disaster-related costs. Housing funds may be used for:
September 16, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- The FEMA/state joint information center announced today that the hours for the Sussex County Disaster Recovery Center are changing as follows, effective immediately: Monday through Sunday, seven days a week: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. The center is located at: Sussex County Technical School105 North Church RoadSparta, N.J. 07871
September 16, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- A FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Saturday, Sept. 17, in Camden County to provide face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage and losses from Hurricane Irene. The center is located at: CAMDEN COUNTYPennsauken Fire Company #22215 Merchantville AvenuePennsauken, NJ 08110 The 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 16, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- Disaster survivors contacting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will find there are a number of communication tools available to help them on the road to recovery. "New Jerseyans having to rebuild after Hurricane Irene have a big challenge ahead of them," said FEMA's William L. Vogel, federal coordinating officer. "We don't want the disaster assistance process to become a part of those challenges."
September 16, 2011
News Release
NEPTUNE, N.J. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Paterson Museum, 2 Market Street in Paterson will resume regular hours starting at noon today, Sept. 16. Officials at the FEMA/state joint field office announced that the DRC will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice. FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

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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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