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December 28, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- If you’re a Hurricane Sandy survivor and have questions about a letter you received from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, need help finding a place to stay, or have any concerns about your recovery, a visit to a disaster recovery center can help.
December 28, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- The state of New Jersey and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have identified 769 homes and apartments currently available for rent in Atlantic, Monmouth and Ocean counties.  Households that qualified for FEMA assistance may use their FEMA rental assistance for the security deposit and rent for these units. Households that earlier told FEMA they did not need housing may request FEMA assistance to move to rental housing if their housing situation has changed.
December 27, 2012
News Release
Trenton, N.J. -- Uno de los Centros de Recuperación por Desastre (DRC, por sus siglas en inglés) enel condado de Hudson cerrará este sábado. El centro ubicado en Bayonne City Museum en Bayonne cerrará a las 7:00 p.m. el 29 de diciembre.
December 27, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- A Hudson County disaster recovery center will close this Saturday. The center located at the Bayonne City Museum in Bayonne will close at 7 p.m., December 29.
December 27, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- Some Hurricane Sandy survivors who ask for disaster assistance wonder why they receive applications for loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Receiving an SBA loan application is part of the process that begins when survivors register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help after a disaster.
December 27, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- As recovery efforts continue in New Jersey through the holiday season, it is important that residents keep in touch with their elderly relatives, friends and neighbors, or anyone they may know with a disability or access and functional need. Seniors or individuals with special needs previously living on their own may be dependent on others for food, shelter or the basic necessities of daily living. Those used to assisted living may face disruptions in their normal routines or a change in their usual caregivers. Here are some simple ways to help:
December 27, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- Hurricane Sandy survivors who have already registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency need to keep in touch with the agency, especially if their contact information changes. Updating contact information with current address and phone numbers will ensure FEMA can reach an applicant with new information or questions. Individuals can visit a disaster recovery center for help or talk by phone or 711/VRS to the toll-free FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585). Either method works to:
December 22, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- With the holidays fast approaching, New Jersey residents might want to consider giving gifts that will help protect their family members and friends during a future emergency. Supplies for an emergency preparedness kit can make unique — and potentially life-saving — holiday gifts. Excellent emergency preparedness gifts include:
December 22, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and its partners are working to address the housing needs of people displaced by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey. The top priority is to help survivors return to their homes or to help them find a safe housing alternative if returning home is not an option. More than 16,000 households have received FEMA grants to make essential repairs to their homes. For those who cannot return home, the goal is to help them find a rental property close by. This is better for survivors and helps the whole community recover.
December 22, 2012
News Release
TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey disaster recovery centers will continue to provide assistance for Hurricane Sandy survivors during the holiday season. The centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The Hoboken center will be closed all day on Christmas Eve. All centers will be closed Christmas Day. Normal hours will resume Wednesday, Dec. 26. The centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. They will be closed New Year’s Day. Normal hours will resume Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.

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