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July 11, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, Nueva Jersey -- Mientras Nueva Jersey continúa con la recuperación tras el huracán Sandy, los inspectores de las diferentes áreas de muchos programas de la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA) trabajan en el Estado Jardín. Los inspectores de FEMA pueden:
July 11, 2013
News Release
 TRENTON, N.J.  -- In the weeks after a large-scale disaster or catastrophic event, a range of work begins to help impacted communities focus not only on a path out of destruction but on enhancing their resilience to future hazards. The Federal Disaster Recovery Coordinator (FDRC) plays a significant role in that strategy, primarily serving to focus federal resources on the most pertinent recovery needs. Peter Martinasco was named to the role of FDRC in New Jersey for Superstorm Sandy recovery.
July 11, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- To protect a home from damage from a flood or a hurricane takes more than just making the outside stronger. The inside of the house can be better protected from wind and water with a little planning and preparation. Several things can be done to minimize damage inside a structure. Here are some ideas: Floors:                                                                                                        
July 11, 2013
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TRENTON, N.J. -- As the Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to release Preliminary Work Maps of flood zones in New Jersey, residents with questions about National Flood Insurance Program policies have a helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information. New Jersey residents who need information about flood insurance based on the newly released National Flood Insurance Program Preliminary Work Maps for New Jersey may call 877-287-9804 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
July 11, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- As New Jersey continues recovery from Sandy inspectors from many different program areas of the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working in the Garden State. FEMA inspectors may be: verifying damage to homes working with the National Flood Insurance Program to estimate substantially damaged structures in hard-hit areas.Many but not all FEMA inspectors will be wearing FEMA clothing however, all FEMA inspectors will carry official FEMA identification.
July 9, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of July 8: Total Federal Assistance: $5.3 billion
July 9, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- Disaster assistance may be available for losses not covered by an insurance settlement for New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy. That is why the Federal Emergency Management Agency urges survivors who have registered for disaster assistance to call the FEMA Helpline, 800-621-3362 as soon as they receive their insurance settlement.
July 2, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Hurricane Sandy by the numbers as of July 1: Total Federal Assistance: $6.8 billion
June 26, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. --The Federal Emergency Management Agency reminds state agencies and local jurisdictions that the State of New Jersey has extended the deadline to Oct. 31 to complete debris removal and emergency work under FEMA’s PublicAssistance program. The extension provides extra time for eligible state agencies, local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations to complete their debris removal and emergency work projects.
June 26, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- At the request of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, President Obama authorized a federal cost-share increase for projects funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance grant program from 75 percent to 90 percent.  “When federal disaster aid to a state meets or exceeds a set amount per state resident – currently $133 – federal regulations allow for the President to authorize an increase to 90 percent,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Gracia Szczech. 

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