News Releases for New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086)

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - 13:21
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The third annual National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, will be held March 2-...
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 12:18
LINCROFT, N.J. – The recent winter storm in Atlanta wreaked havoc on traffic and left motorists and vehicles stranded on the city’s highways for days. Many people were forced to stay in their cars...
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 15:53
LINCROFT, N.J. -- With a new year upon us, now is an ideal time for people to review their insurance policies. Understanding the details of what specific policies cover and what the policyholder is...
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 15:43
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today released Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Middlesex and Monmouth Counties that reflect the latest refinements to the ongoing...
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 16:16
LINCROFT, N.J. -- When a disaster strikes, the damage is not limited to property and nature. The fallout from severe storms and flooding can cause significant emotional stress on top of the physical...
Friday, December 27, 2013 - 15:57
LINCROFT, N.J. – Last year was the first time that Steven and Kathryn Chaney didn’t spend Christmas with their three children. “It was very strange,” Kathryn Chaney said. “We’ve been married 30 years...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 13:47
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Seventeen New Jersey municipalities will be recognized for reducing their flood hazard risk through the Community Rating System in awards ceremonies today and Wednesday, Dec. 18....
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 12:25
BAYSHORE SEWERAGE AUTHORITY MITIGATION PROTECTS THE ENVIRONMENT LINCROFT, N.J. -- The effect Superstorm Sandy had on the environment was greater than what could be seen with the naked eye. While...
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 13:27
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Recertification is a standard process that FEMA uses to identify households who qualify for continued temporary housing assistance. The recertification process applies if the...
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 14:45
LINCROFT, N.J.-- In New Jersey, Superstorm Sandy destroyed or damaged 40,500 primary residences. Two years ago, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, FEMA granted nearly $152 million to New Jersey for...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 10:30
LINCROFT, N.J.-- The heavy demands of the holiday season can be a busy time for all. Managing family obligations and handling seasonal preparations alongside regular day-to-day activities can make...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 10:17
LINCROFT, N.J. -- When Hurricane Sandy struck New Jersey on Oct. 29, 2012, the devastation caused by the storm surge and high winds affected public buildings, utilities and infrastructure statewide....
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 16:11
LINCROFT, N.J. ­­­­-- Among the most devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey was the storm’s impact on sewage treatment facilities along the coast.During and after the storm, sewage...
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 11:12
LINCROFT, N.J.  -- From mucking out homes to hanging drywall; from providing cleaning supplies to delivering food and financial assistance, volunteers and charitable organizations from around the...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 12:57
LINCROFT, N.J. -- New Jersey residents who registered with FEMA for disaster assistance prior to the registration deadline of May 1 need to keep in touch with FEMA as they recover and rebuild....
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 15:20
LINCROFT, N.J. -- When it comes to destruction, disasters like Superstorm Sandy don’t discriminate: historic structures and environmentally sensitive areas that lie in the path of a storm are in just...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 12:02
LINCROFT, N.J. -- As the State of New Jersey approaches the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, many communities along the Shore are focused on recovery efforts. Much of the planning efforts in...
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:22
LINCROFT, N.J. – The devastating aftermath of Superstorm Sandy left survivors and businesses in New Jersey with large-scale recovery needs. Throughout the year, the state’s private sector has made...
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 16:02
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The devastation Superstorm Sandy left behind changed the face of many New Jersey communities, perhaps none more so than along the Shore. With individual homes and businesses and...
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 12:32
Sandy facts October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy strikes with a storm surge weather experts had never seen before 37,000 primary residences destroyed or damaged 8.7 million cubic yards of debris left...

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