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
October 23, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Boardwalks are the backbone of many of New Jersey’s shore communities. Often lined with shops, amusements and restaurants, and serving as the main access points to beaches, boardwalks are the magnets that attract tourists to beach towns.
October 8, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Superstorm Sandy survivors will have more time to file critical paperwork for their flood insurance settlements. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced on Oct. 1 that it has extended the deadline for filing proof-of-loss claims for a second time. The new deadline is April 28, 2014.
October 8, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of October 7: Total Federal Assistance: $5.6 billion
October 3, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- As the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches, some New Jersey survivors who didn’t apply for federal disaster assistance may now need help. While the deadline to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency has passed, assistance may still be available from voluntary organizations through NJ 2-1-1. NJ-2-1-1 is a confidential service funded by local United Way chapters in partnership with the State Department of Human Services, the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, and the Department of Children and Families.
October 1, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- New Jersey’s education sector, including public and private schools, colleges and universities, was one of the most seriously affected by Superstorm Sandy. Yet, of more than 2,000 schools, only five did not reopen during the school year, and only one was unable to reopen by the start of the 2013-14 school year.
September 30, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of Sept. 30: Total Federal Assistance: $5.6 billion