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June 20, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. ─ With summer on the horizon, New Jersey residents may be looking in closets, garages and other storage spaces for seasonal items that have been packed away since last September. As you search for items you need for the summer season, be on the lookout for signs of mold in areas of your home and property that may have been impacted by Superstorm Sandy.
June 18, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. ­– Seven local jurisdictions have received a total of $29.7 million in Community Disaster Loans through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The low-interest loan program helps eligible jurisdictions that have suffered substantial revenue losses from a major disaster to perform their governmental functions. In response to Superstorm Sandy, Congress allocated additional funds to the Disaster AssistanceDirect Loan Program Account. At the request of Gov. Chris Christie, FEMA activated the programin New Jersey.
June 17, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. ─ Preliminary Work Maps have been introduced for Monmouth, Hudson, Atlantic and Ocean counties. New Jersey property owners with questions about National Flood Insurance Program rates now have a helpline to call to get the most up-to-date information. The number is 877-287-9804 for people who need information about their flood insurance rates based on the newly released National Flood Insurance Program Preliminary Work Maps for Monmouth, Hudson, Atlantic and Ocean counties.
June 17, 2013
Updates
TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 14:
June 17, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 14:
June 17, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, NJ – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is releasing preliminary work maps for four New Jersey counties heavily impacted by Superstorm Sandy – Hudson, Monmouth, Ocean and Atlantic. The preliminary work maps for those counties will replace the Advisory Base Flood Elevation maps because they reflect a more precise modeling analysis of current flood hazards, including wave analysis, and a more detailed study of other specific conditions that could affect flood risk.
June 12, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, NJ -- As Superstorm Sandy approached coastal New Jersey, residents prepared forthe storm’s impact by moving their cars and boarding up windows and doors. Many residents expected to quickly return to their homes and begin preparing to celebrate theupcoming holiday season. What Sam Juliano and his neighbors in West Creek did not expect was the 5-foot storm surge Sandy sent into their community.
June 11, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. — Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of June 10:
June 7, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, NJ -- In any disaster, buildings constructed to a higher standard not only reduce property damage but also save lives and money through lowered insurance premiums. Fred and Cecilia Harvey were on vacation following the progress of the storm on TV when they saw news video of the damage Superstorm Sandy left in their hometown of Holgate.
June 6, 2013
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. —The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated more than$452 million in Public Assistance grants to reimburse local and state governments and eligible nonprofits in New Jersey after Superstorm Sandy. Public Assistance grants help pay for emergency response, debris removal and repairing or rebuilding damaged public facilities. So far 2,899 grants have been approved, including more than $18 million for beach projects:

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