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

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Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 10:32
TRENTON, N.J. -- Nine Disaster Recovery Centers in the western area of New Jersey will be closing over the next week and a half.  State and federal officials have been paying close attention to how...
Friday, December 7, 2012 - 17:03
TRENTON, N.J. – Beginning Sunday, Dec. 9, all Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) centers will be closed on Sundays. The centers will continue serving the...
Friday, December 7, 2012 - 16:25
Trenton, N.J. -- Survivors have the right to appeal the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s decision about what assistance they can receive. You may ask for another review to appeal the amount or...
Friday, December 7, 2012 - 15:03
TRENTON, N.J. -- Many survivors of Hurricane Sandy find themselves under additional stress these days. But disaster-related anxiety can be especially high in older adults, particularly those living...
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 16:41
TRENTON, N.J. – Fraud and scams are age-old issues that surface in the aftermath of any disaster. Using old and new methods, scam artists seek to obtain vital information or take advantage of...
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 12:14
TRENTON, N.J. -- Feeling blue?  Disoriented?  Powerless? For disaster survivors who may feel overwhelmed after Hurricane Sandy, help is just a phone call away. The New Jersey Disaster Mental Health...
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 09:15
TRENTON, N.J. -- The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved over $42.3 million in disaster assistance loans for 653 New Jersey residents and businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy. The...
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 11:14
TRENTON, N.J. -- Before you hang any drywall or put your utilities back in the basement, make sure you’re practicing safe and smart rebuilding methods and following local building codes. It’s your...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 18:03
TRENTON, N.J. -- Your home has been damaged and you want to get it back to where it was before Hurricane Sandy. Or, maybe you’re looking to rebuild and need smart ideas on how to make your next home...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 14:55
Trenton, N.J . -- Hurricane Sandy survivors who registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and indicated they had insurance coverage should send in their insurance settlement...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 12:48
TRENTON, N.J. -- Deadlines to apply for Public Assistance (PA) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency have been extended to December 30, 2012 for all 21 counties. Michael Hall, FEMA’s Federal...
Monday, December 3, 2012 - 16:26
Trenton, N.J. -- Survivors who received letters from the Federal Emergency Management Agency after contacting FEMA for assistance should ask for help if they have questions. FEMA sends every...
Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 14:52
TRENTON, N.J. -- Anyone affected by Hurricane Sandy can now visit newly opened Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Hudson, Middlesex, and Union counties if they have questions about recovery programs...
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 17:47
TRENTON, NJ – Hurricane Sandy left tons of debris scattered throughout New Jersey when it made landfall Oct. 29.           Because the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has extensive experience...
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 16:58
LINCROFT, NJ – Immediately following Hurricane Sandy landfall, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), working with the Federal   Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and local and state authorities...
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 09:38
WASHINGTON — Today, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate traveled to New York and New Jersey to meet with federal, state and local officials and to discuss ongoing...
Monday, November 26, 2012 - 13:29
TRENTON, N.J. – When a disaster strikes, volunteers are a vital resource. They represent the compassionate face that brings comfort to disaster survivors and provides for their immediate needs. “...
Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 16:12
TRENTON, N.J. -- The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Camden and Hunterdon counties will close at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. Survivors of Hurricane Sandy can continue to visit the other 33 DRCs...
Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 11:23
TRENTON, N.J. –To continue serving Hurricane Sandy disaster survivors in the Garden State, the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and FEMA will change the hours of nine western Disaster...
Friday, November 23, 2012 - 19:07
TRENTON, N.J. -- Your home has been damaged and you want to get it back to where it was before Hurricane Sandy.  Or, maybe you’re looking to rebuild and need smart ideas on how to make your next home...

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