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
September 27, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- In the immediate aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, tens of thousands of New Jersey survivors suddenly faced a desperate need of a dry, safe place to stay. From the midst of this chaos emerged a massive housing effort involving local, state, federal, voluntary agencies, community and faith-based organizations, county social services and individuals working together.
September 25, 2013
This E-News Update provides information on federal and state resources available to help New Jersey businesses and employees recover from Hurricane Sandy. Please print out or forward the E-News to anyone who might benefit from the information. We welcome your comments, questions, good stories and topic ideas at FemaPrivateSector-DR4086NJ@fema.dhs.gov or by calling 732-345-3683. AN INVITATION FROM FEMA
September 24, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of Sept. 23:Total Federal Assistance: $5.6 billion
September 24, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Superstorm Sandy rolled through the beautiful Garden State last fall leaving a super mess in its wake – 8.7 million cubic yards of debris. That’s enough to fill a football stadium almost a mile high.
September 19, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- On Oct. 29, 2012, New Jersey found itself in the crosshairs of the largest Atlantic storm ever recorded. Aided by a full moon tide, the storm swept ashore with a range and power that impacted all of New Jersey’s 21 counties. When the winds died and the waters calmed, residents were confronted with a level of destruction most New Jerseyans had never before experienced.
September 16, 2013
LINCROFT, N.J. -- Disaster assistance to New Jersey survivors of Superstorm Sandy by the numbers as of September 16: Total Federal Assistance: $5.6 billion