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

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Friday, September 5, 2014 - 16:16
New York, NY, August 7, 2014 – Thirty-six self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBAs) will replace outmoded equipment used by three regional fire companies in Upper Deerfield Township, in New Jersey...
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 15:00
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Friday, March 28, 2014, released Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Ocean County that reflect the latest refinements to the ongoing...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:05
NJ Firefighters to Receive New Breathing Apparatuses Stanhope Wins Federal Grant of Nearly $158,000 New York, NY -- The 3,548 residents of the Borough of Stanhope will be safer because the town’s 40...
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:53
New York, NY -- The Atlantic City Fire Department has some 250 full-time firefighters and six fire stations serving a southern New Jersey population of 40,000.  The department received last month a...
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 08:00
Eatontown, NJ -- In October of 2012, storm surges caused by Hurricane Sandy rose from the waters of Newark Bay and engulfed the 152-acre Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission’s wastewater treatment...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 11:16
EATONTOWN, N.J -- When Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi was promoted to Director of Cape May County’s Emergency Management Communications Center in August 2013, he found himself with two things: another...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 16:15
Federal Grant Provides Upgraded Gear to Irvington Township New York, NY, July 31, 2014 – Irvington Township will receive 28 self-contained breathing apparatuses to replace outdated equipment that no...
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 14:58
New York, NY, July 28, 2014 -- In addition to its other widespread destruction, Hurricane Sandy also undermined the effectiveness of multiple sets of the Atlantic City Fire Department’s (ACFD)...
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 15:44
EATONTOWN, N.J. – When the NJ-Sandy Recovery Office moved from their previous facility in Lincroft to new office space in Eatontown last June, FEMA’s state partners moved their offices, too. FEMA’s...
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 15:35
EATONTOWN, N.J. -- New Jersey comes by its nickname, “The Garden State,” honestly, as the agricultural industry brings more than $987 million into the state’s economy. The state is among the top ten...
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 10:00
LINCROFT, N.J. -- With another hurricane season just getting under way, residents of New Jersey may look upon the prospect of another storm with a great deal more apprehension than they felt before...
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 12:00
LINCROFT, N.J. – New Jersey’s 21 counties are following the state’s lead in developing hazard mitigation plans that will ensure all of the state’s 565 municipalities will be eligible for federal...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 12:25
LINCROFT, N.J. ­-- Millions of people enjoy living near the water, but few people actually want to live in it. When a property or a neighborhood experiences repeated flooding, costs for the property...
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 14:51
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has closed its first Public Assistance projects undertaken in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.The first two large projects FEMA and the State of...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 14:02
LINCROFT, N.J. – Beach, softball and picnic season offers lots of opportunities for outdoor fun. Most of us look forward to these sunny day celebrations all year, but unfortunately Mother Nature...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 08:48
LINCROFT, N.J. -- The New York and New Jersey Sandy Recovery field offices are supporting a national initiative to maximize resilience and minimize risk. FEMA is encouraging those rebuilding from...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 10:54
LINCROFT, N.J. – For many households, there is an extra element to account for when making plans for disasters – the family pet. Pets are an important part of many households and their unique needs...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 10:49
LINCROFT, N.J. -- As Deputy Coordinator of the Oceanport, N.J. Office of Emergency Management, Chris Baggot has weathered a lot of storms.But nothing so profoundly altered the landscape of his...
Friday, May 9, 2014 - 13:05
LINCROFT, N.J .-- When the Panini Bay Waterfront Restaurant in Tuckerton was damaged by Superstorm Sandy, owner and chef Ivar Johnson had several critical decisions to make. Chief among them was how...
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 10:18
LINCROFT, N.J. -- When Superstorm Sandy struck and thousands of New Jersey residents were left looking for assistance, public agencies and private entities created resources and programs designed to...

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