New Jersey Hurricane Sandy (DR-4086)
Incident period: October 26, 2012 to November 8, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 30, 2012
Resources for Survivors
- Sign up to receive New Jersey recovery information by email
- Identifying rumors and combatting misinformation
- Filing your flood insurance claim
- NFIP Helpline and Information
- Video: Preliminary Work Maps of Flood Zones in New Jersey
- Hazard mitigation resources for Sandy survivors
Visit FEMA.gov/sandy for an overview of full Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.
For a video timeline of response efforts in New Jersey, click here.
For news releases in Spanish, please visit comunicado de prensa.
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
July 29, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of July 29: Total Federal Assistance: $5.4 billion
July 26, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Hurricane season officially begins each year on June 1, but unlike firemen’s fairs, cookouts and fun at the beach, the season for hurricanes doesn’t end along with the summer. As you begin planning your back-to-school shopping, now may be a good time to check your stock of batteries, bottled water and other emergency supplies that may be needed should New Jersey experience an autumn hurricane.
July 26, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Repairing your home after a storm like Sandy can be a physical and financial challenge but there are improvements you can make that won’t ruin your back or break the bank. Show your numbers Visible address numbers on a house exterior, street curb or mailbox make a difference in an emergency. Larger numbers are easier to see at night or during bad weather. After a disaster, a visible address helps inspectors locate damaged property.Caulk it up
July 23, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency in partnership with the State of New Jersey has approved $125 million in low-interest Community Disaster Loans for eligible jurisdictions in New Jersey. The program helps jurisdictions that have suffered substantial revenue losses from a major disaster to perform their governmental functions.
July 23, 2013
TRENTON, N.J. -- Repairing damage after a disaster can be expensive. In cases of severe damage, repair costs can be staggering. However, there are many improvements the handy homeowner can make for little or no money. Projects such as the ones below make a big difference when the next disaster comes to town, and provide the extra bonus of lowering utility and home-maintenance costs year-round. Here are some ideas:
July 22, 2013
TRENTON, N.J . -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of July 22: Total Federal Assistance: $5.3 billion